Haldane (1862 - 1937) Born in Edinburgh, retired to and died in
Auchterarder. Haldane was a Scottish social-welfare worker and author.
Much of her adult life was
served on various regulatory and advisory boards for nursing. Influenced
by the housing reformer Octavia Hill, she founded in Edinburgh (1884) an
organization for slum reconstruction and housing-project management.
She was the first female (1914)
of Andrew Carnegie's United Kingdom Trust.
She was also the first woman
to be justice of the peace in Scotland (1920). Haldane wrote several biographies
and translated a number of philosophical works .