Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886/Smith, Adam
Smith, Adam, s. Adam, of Kircaldie, Scotland, gent. Balliol Coll., matric. 7 July, 1740, aged 17; 'political economist,' lecturer on rhetoric and belles-lettres in Edinburgh University 1751, professor of logic in Glasgow University 1752, and of moral philosophy 1752-63, rector and LL.D. 1787, author of the 'Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations,' died 8 July, 1790.