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|WHITTAKER, EDMUND TAYLOR.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 18, 1892. [Only] s. of John, Esq., of 129, East Bank Street, Southport, Lancashire . B. Oct. 24, 1873, at Southport.
School, Manchester Grammar.
Matric. Michs. 1892; Scholar, 1893; Sheepshanks exhibitioner, 1894; B.A. (2 nd Wrangler ) 1895; (Math.
Trip., Pt II, 1st Class, 1896); Tyson medal, 1896; 1st Smith's prize, 1897; M.A. 1899.
Hon. Fellow, 1919.
College Lecturer in mathematics, 1896-1905.
Tarner Lecturer, 1947.
Hon. Sc.D., Dublin; Hon. LL.D., St Andrews.
F.R.S., 1905; F.R.S.E.; President, 1939-46.
Royal-Astronomer of Ireland , 1906-12.
Professor of Mathematics in Edinburgh University, 1912-46.
Herbert Spencer Lecturer at Oxford, 1948.
Knighted, Jan. 1945.
Married, Aug. 7, 1901, Mary Ferguson McNaghten, 2nd dau. of the Rev. Thomas Boyd, of Cambridge, and had issue.
Author, Modern Analysis; Treatise on Analytical Dynamics; Optical Instruments; History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity; Calculus of Observations ; etc.
Of 48, George Square, Edinburgh, in 1952.
( Schoolmasters' Directories; Who's Who; The Times, Aug. 9, 1901.)
|Edmund Taylor WHITTAKER |
Approx. lifespan: 18731956
pens. Trinity College adm1892:06:18
Only s. of John WHITTAKER Esq., of 129 East Bank Street, Southport, Lancashire
b. Southport, [ Lancashire ] 1873:10:24
Sch: Manchester Grammar School Manchester, [ Lancashire ]
Sheepshanks exhibitioner 1894
BA 2 nd Wrangler 1895
Math.Trip. Pt II, 1st Class(1896);
Tyson Medal: 1896
1st Smith's Prize 1897
Hon. Fellow 1919
College Lecturer in: mathematics 1896-1905
Tarner Lecturer: 1947
Hon. ScD Dublin, [ Ireland ]
Hon.LLD St Andrews, [ Fife ]
Royal-Astronomer of: Ireland 1906-12
Professor of: Sch: Mathematics in Edinburgh University Mathematics in Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] 1912-46
Herbert Spencer Lecturer at: : OX [ Oxfordshire ] 1948
m. 1901:08:07 Mary Ferguson McNaghten BOYD 2nd dau. of Rev. Thomas BOYD of CB, [ Cambridgeshire ]
Publ.: Modern Analysis; Treatise on Analytical Dynamics; Optical Instruments; History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity; Calculus of Observations ; etc.
Of 48 George Square, Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] in1952
( Schoolmasters' Directories; Who's Who; The Times 1901:08:09)
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