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Forsyth, Andrew Russell.Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Apr. 14, 1877. S. of John, of 13, Royal Street, Liverpool. B. June 18, 1858, at Glasgow. School, Liverpool Collegiate Institution (Mr Butler). Matric. 1877; B.A. ( Senior Wrangler; First Smith's Prize) 1881; M.A. 1884; Sc.D. 1890.Fellow, 1881-1910. Professor of Mathematics at University College, Liverpool, 1882-3. University Lecturer in Mathematics at Cambridge, 1883-95; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics, 1895-1910. F.R.S., 1886. Royal Medal, 1897. Hon. F.R.S.E. Member of Treasury Committee on the Scottish Universities, 1909. Professor of Mathematics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, S. Kensington, 1913-23. President of Section 'A,' British Association, 1897 and 1905; of the Mathematical Association, 1903-4, 1936; of the London Mathematical Society, 1904-6. Hon. Sc.D. Dublin, Victoria, Oxford, Liverpool, Calcutta, Wales; Hon. LL.D. Glasgow, Aberdeen; Hon.Math.D. Christiania. Author, Treatise on Differential Equations; Treatise on the Theory of Functions; Calculus of Variations; Geometry of Four Dimensions, etc.Died June 2, 1942, in London. ( Who's Who, 1942; Kelly, Handbook, 1942; The Times, June 3, 1942.) | Andrew Russell FORSYTH Approx. lifespan: 1858–1942 pens. Trinity College adm1877:04:14 s. of John FORSYTH of 13, Royal Street, Liverpool, [ Lancashire ] b. Glasgow, [ Scotland ] 1858:06:18 Sch: Liverpool Collegiate Institution Liverpool, [ Lancashire ] ( Mr – BUTLER ) Matric 1877 BA ( Senior Wrangler ; First Smith's Prize) 1881 MA 1884 ScD 1890 Fellow 1881-1910 Professor of Mathematics: Sch: University College Liverpool, [ Lancashire ] 1882-83 University Lecturer in: Mathematics CB, [ Cambridgeshire ] 1883-95 Sadleirian Professor of: Pure Mathematics 1895-1910 FRS 1886 Royal Medal: 1897 Hon. F.R.S.E. Member of: Treasury Committee on the Scottish Universities 1909 Sch: Professor of: Mathematics, Sch: Imperial College of Science and Technology S. Kensington, [ London ] 1913-23 President of: : Section 'A,' British Association 1897, and 1905 of the Mathematical Association 1903-4, 1936 of the London Mathematical Society, [ London ] 1904-06 Hon. ScD Dublin, [ Ireland ] Victoria, [ Canada ???] OX Liverpool, [ Lancashire ] Calcutta, [ India ] Wales Hon.LLD Glasgow, [ Scotland ] Aberdeen, [ Aberdeenshire ] Hon.Math.D. Christiania [Oslo] [ Norway ] Publ.: Treatise on Differential Equations; Treatise on the Theory of Functions; Calculus of Variations; Geometry of Four Dimensions etc.d. London 1942:06:02 ( Who's Who 1942; Kelly, Handbook 1942; The Times 1942:06:03)[add:]Photogravure portrait: CAS: E.104[:add] |