John was born in Buckhaven on the 13th February 1878
John played 38 times scoring 4 goals for the club.
In 1901 he was a Boarder with John Dow in a Middlesbrough house.
He was a Cashier when he died as a result of high blood pressure for 2 years and Angina in his final year.
He died in Portobello, Edinburgh on the 26th December 1935