|1.||J(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson) 1892--1964, Scottish biochemist, geneticist, and writer on science|
|2.||his father, John Scott. 1860--1936, Scottish physiologist, noted particularly for his research into industrial diseases|
|3.||his brother, Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan. 1856--1928, British statesman and jurist. As secretary of state for war (1905--12) he reorganized the army and set up the territorial reserve|
Haldane Hal·dane (hôl'dān', -dən)
Family of Scottish intellectuals and scientists, including John Scott Haldane (1860-1936), a physiologist noted for his studies of the exchange of gases during respiration; and his son John Burdon Sanderson Haldane (1892-1964), a geneticist.