Meek, Ronald Lindley (1917–1978)
Meek was born in Wellington, New Zealand, where he received his early education at both school and university. He went to Cambridge in 1946 to take a PhD under the supervision of Piero Sraffa (1949). Meek was appointed to a Lectureship in Glasgow University in 1948, during A.L. Macfie’s tenure of the Adam Smith Chair.