Sir John Clerk of Pennycuik, 5th Baronet FRSE (d.1798) was a Royal Navy officer. Active in the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh, he thereby became a founder fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh upon its formation in 1783.
He became Director of the Highland Society in 1785.
- Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Former Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. http://www.rse.org.uk/fellowship/fells_indexp1.pdf. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
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