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|Ball, Walter William Rouse.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Jan. 27, 1870.
S. and h. of Walter Frederick, of 3, St John's Park Villas, S. Hampstead, London.
B. Aug. 14, 1850, in London.
School, University College, London.
Matric. Michs. 1870; Scholar, 1871; 1st Smith's Prizeman; B.A. (2nd Wrangler) 1874; M.A. 1877.
Held various College offices.
M.A. (London) 1873; Fellow of University College, London, 1874.
Adm. at the Inner Temple, Dec. 19, 1871.
Called to the Bar, 1876.
Equity draftsman and conveyancer.
On the South-Eastern Circuit.
Returned to Cambridge, 1878; College Lecturer in Mathematics, 1878; Tutor, 1880; Director of Mathematical Studies, 1891.
A member of the Financial Board.
Representative of the University on the Cambridge Borough Council.
Best known as the historian of mathematics, of his College and of the First Trinity Boat Club; Treasurer of the University Boat Club.
Formed a collection of protraits of mathematicians, said to be the largest in Great Britain.
Founded the Pentacle Club for Cambridge men interested in conjuring.
A great benefactor to the University and to his College.
Founded and endowed the Rouse Ball Chairs of Mathematics and of English Law. Author, Mathematical Recreations and Essays; The Genesis and History of Newton's 'Principia'; The History of Mathematical Studies at Cambridge, etc.
Died Apr. 4, 1925, aged 74, at Grange Road, Cambridge. (Foster, Men at the Bar; The Times, Apr. 6, 1925.)
|Walter William Rouse BALL |
Approx. lifespan: 18501925
Tripos: Trin. Math. 1874star
pens. Trinity College adm1870:01:27
s. and h. of Walter Frederick BALL of 3 St John's Park Villas, S. Hampstead, London ,
b. London , 1850:08:14
Sch: University College London ,
1st Smith's Prizeman
BA 2 nd Wrangler 1874
Held various offices: Trinity College
MA London 1873
Fellow of: Sch: University College London , 1874
Adm.: Inner Temple 1871:12:19
Called to the Bar: 1876
Equity Draftsman and Conveyancer:
On: South-Eastern Circuit
Returned to Cambridge University 1878
College Lecturer in Mathematics: 1878
Director of Mathematical Studies: 1891
Member of: : Financial Board
Representative of University on: Cambridge Borough Council
Best known as the historian of mathematics, of Trinity College and of First Trinity Boat Club
Treasurer of: : University Boat Club
Formed a collection of protraits of mathematicians, said to be the largest in: < > XGBT ,
Founded the Pentacle Club for Cambridge men interested in conjuring:
A great benefactor to University and to Trinity College
Founded and endowed the Rouse BALL Chairs of Mathematics and of English Law
Publ.: Mathematical Recreations and Essays; The Genesis and History of Newton's 'Principia'; The History of Mathematical Studies at Cambridge etc.
d. aged 74 Grange Road, Cambridge, [Cambridgeshire], 1925:04:04
(Foster, Men at the Bar; The Times 1925:04:06)
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