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Buch·an

 (bŭk′ən, bŭKH′-), Sir John First Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875-1940.
British writer and government official who was governor-general of Canada (1935-1940) but is best known for his adventure novels, such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915).

Buchan

(ˈbʌkən)
n
(Biography) John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875–1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935–40)
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Banks also employed Alexander Buchan as a 'landscape and figure painter', whose death at sea in 1769 Banks lamented: 'my airy dreams of entertaining my friends in England with the scenes that I am to see here have vanished.
On 24 February at Glasgow High Court, 17 skippers and former fish factory Alexander Buchan fined [pounds sterling]960,000 for undeclared landings
Processing company Alexander Buchan which operated a factory in Peterhead was fined pounds 240,000 for helping the vessel masters land the undeclared fish.