James Muir Dowie
's father, was a corn merchant whose commercial interests required substantial travel for his family.
Dowie, Ménie Muriel. Gallia. Small, HelenEditor , J. M. Dent, 1995.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
He was also a golf enthusiast who along with Robert Chambers, junior
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Ménie Muriel Dowie
At the time of publication, Chambers's was under the editorship of MMD
's uncle Robert Chambers
Junior (1832-1888). He had inherited the journal from his father, Robert Chambers
Senior (1802-1871), and uncle William Chambers