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John Guthrie Tait

Rugby union player, amateur golfer, educator

Died when: 84 years 41 days (1009 months)
Star Sign: Virgo


John Guthrie Tait

John "Jack" Guthrie Tait (24 August 1861 – 4 October 1945) V.D. was a Scottish educator who became principal of the Central College of Bangalore prior to the First World War.

In his early adulthood, Tait was a notable sportsman playing rugby union as a forward for Cambridge University and represented the Scotland international team twice between 1880 and 1885.

As well as being a talented rugby player, Tait was, like his brother Frederick Guthrie Tait, a notable amateur golfer.

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