Biographical entry Adamson, Lawrence Arthur (1860 - 1932)

20 April 1860
Isle of Man, England
14 December 1932
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Barrister and Headmaster


Lawrence Arthur Adamson was a barrister and headmaster. Born on the Isle of Man in 1860, he came to Australia in the mid-1880s. In 1902 he became headmaster of Wesley College in Melbourne, holding the post until his death in 1932. Robert Menzies attended Wesley College during Adamson's time as headmaster.


Clements, M.A. Adamson, Lawrence Arthur (1860-1932), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Accessed 17 November 2013.

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