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|Orr, William Mcfadden.|
at ST JOHN'S, Apr. 27, 1885.
S. of Blakely, farmer (and Elizabeth Lowry). B. May 2, 1866, at Ballystockhart, Comber, Co. Down.
Schools, Ballystockhart National (Mr R. Dickson), Newtownard Intermediate (Mr J. Boyd); and at the Methodist College, Belfast (Mr H. R. Parker). Matric. Michs. 1885; Scholar, 1885; B.A. (Senior Wrangler) 1888; (Math.
Trip., Pt II, 1st Class, 1889); M.A. 1892.
Fellow, 1891-7. Hon. D.Sc., Belfast, 1919.
Professor of Mathematics at the Royal College of Science, Dublin, 1892-1926; Professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University College, Dublin, 1927-33; retired.
Died Aug. 14, 1934, at 19, Pembroke Road, Dublin.
(Eagle, XXVIII. 196; Who was Who; The Times, Aug. 20, 1934.)
|William Mcfadden ORR |
Approx. lifespan: 18661934
pens. St John's College adm1885:04:27
s. of Blakely ORR farmer (and Elizabeth Lowry)
b. Ballystockhart Comber, Co. Down 1866:05:02
schools Sch: Ballystockhart National School Ballystockhart National, [ Co. Down ] ( Mr R. DICKSON ), Newtownard Intermediate, [ Co. Down ] ( Mr J. BOYD );
and at the Sch: Methodist College Belfast, [ Ireland ] ( Mr H. R. PARKER )
BA Senior Wrangler 1888
Math.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class(1889);
Hon. DSc Belfast, [ Ireland ] 1919
Professor of: Mathematics at the Sch: Royal Colleg of Science Dublin, [ Ireland ] 1892-1926
Professor of: Pure and Applied Mathematics, Sch: University College Dublin, [ Ireland ] 1927-33
d. 1934:08:14 at 19 Pembroke Road, Dublin, [ Ireland ]
( Eagle, XXVIII. 196; Who was Who; The Times 1934:08:20)