Proposers of the 'Immortal Memory' at Club Dinners

1873-78Thomas B. Nicoll, Club President
1879-86James H. Farmer, Club President
1887-88Robert Sanson, Club President
1889James Bridges, Club President
1890-91James H. Farmer, Club President
1892-93Thomas Hunter, Club President
1894-95William Whitelaw, MP, Club President
1896Dr. Holmes Morrison, Club President
1897Rev. P. Anton
1898C. Murray Stewart
1899James Edgar, Club President
1900James Anderson, Club President
1901F. McKenzie
1902-07Thomas McPherson, Club President
1908-26Club in abeyance
1928Sir Joseph Dobbie, SSC, President of the Burns Federation
1929John M. Dawson, MA
1930Sheriff G. D. Valentine
1931W. West Kerr
1932Lord Clyde
1933Prof. A. A. Bowman, MA, Litt.D
1934Lord Sands
1935David Kirkwood, MP
1936Dinner cancelled due to death of King George V
1937T. Atholl Robertson
1938Sheriff Principal D. P. Blades, KC
1939-77Club in abeyance
1978Captain Robert Wolrige Gordon, Esslemont
1979David Yellowlees, Perth
1980William A. Sandilands, MA, Edinburgh
1981Dr. David W. Purdie, MB, ChB, Invergowrie
1982Peter S. Norwell, OBE, Perth
1983Rev. James Greig, Irvine
1984Very Rev. Dr. Peter P. Brodie, Alloa
1985M. Barclay Miller, MA, Perth
1986Rev. John Pagan, FRSA, Dumfries
1987Samuel K. Gaw, FSA Scot, Irvine [Past President of The Burns Federation]
1988D. Wilson Ogilvie, FSA Scot, Dumfries [Past President of The Burns Federation]
1989James A. Mackay, MA, Dumfries
1990Rev. David D. Ogston, MA, BD, Perth
1991Hugh C. Farrell, Ayr
1992James Gibson, Kilmarnock [Past President of The Burns Federation]
1993James D. McPherson, Annapolis, USA
1994John Smith, Coalsnaughton
1995Allister Anderson, Greenock
1996Prof. David W. Purdie, MB, FRCOG, Hull
1997Peter MacNab, Perth
1998Andrew J. McKee, Paisley [Past President of The Burns Federation]
1999Robert Dalziel, Wishaw [President of The Burns Federation]
2000Prof. Edward J. Cowan, Glasgow
2001Dr. Ian D. Duncan, MB, ChB, Glamis
2002John Inglis, Irvine [Past President of The Burns Federation]
2003Dr. Kenneth G. Simpson, West Kilbride
2004David G. Mundell, MSP, Moffat
2005Emil Pacholek, Ceres
2006Prof. David W. Purdie, MB, FRCOG, FSA Scot, Edinburgh
2007Andrew Clegg, Newburgh
2008D. Wilson Ogilvie, FSA Scot, Dumfries [Past President of The Burns Federation]
2009The Rt. Hon. George Reid, Bridge of Allan
2010Prof. Robert Crawford, St Andrews
2011Michael Russell, MSP, Glendaruel
2012Kenneth Roy, Ayrshire
2013John R. Swinney, MSP, Woodside, Perthshire
2014Fiona Hyslop, MSP, Linlithgow
2015Alasdair H. Hutton, OBE, TD, Kelso
2016Dr. Peter T. Hughes, OBE, FREng, Carluke
2017Ronnie O'Byrne, Vineland, Ontario