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|Butcher, Samuel Henry.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Oct. 7, 1869.
S. and h. of Samuel, Bishop of Meath, of Ardbraccan House, Navan, Co. Meath [for whom see D.N.B.]. B. Apr. 16, 1850, in Dublin.
Matric. Michs. 1869; Scholar, 1870; Powis medal, 1871; Chancellor's medal, 1873; B.A.
Classic) 1873; M.A. 1876; Hon. Litt.D. 1907.
Fellow, 1874-5. Held various College and University offices.
One of 'The Apostles.' Assistant Master at Eton College, 1873-4. Accepted a tutorship at University College, Oxford, 1875.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1876.
Fellow of University College, 1876-82; Hon. Fellow, 1905.
Hon. D.Litt. (Oxford) 1903.
Professor of Greek at Edinburgh University, 1882-1903.
A member of the Scottish Universities Commission, 1889-1900.
Hon. LL.D. of Glasgow and Dublin.
Removed to London, 1903.
Lectured at Harvard University, 1904.
A member of two Royal Commissions on University Education in Ireland, 1901-3, 1906-7. M.P. for Cambridge University, 1906-10.
Assisted in founding the Classical Association, 1903; President, 1907.
President of the British Academy, 1909.
A trustee of the British Museum, 1908.
Received the 'Order of the Redeemer' from the King of Greece, 1910.
Died s.p. Dec. 29, 1910, in London.
Buried at Dean cemetery, Edinburgh.
Brother of John G. (1870).
(Al. Oxon.; D.N.B., 2nd Suppl.)
|Samuel Henry BUTCHER |
Approx. lifespan: 18501910
Adm pens. Trinity College 1869:10:07
s. and h. of Samuel BUTCHER Bishop of Meath of Ardbraccan House, [Ardbraccan, Navan], Co. Meath , [for whom see D.N.B
b. Dublin, [Ireland], 1850:04:16
Powis Medal 1871
Chancellor's medal 1873
Hon. Litt. D. 1907
Sch: College and University offices.
One of 'The Apostles.'
Assistant Master at: : Sch: Eton College 1873-74
Accepted a tutorship University College [Oxford] 1875
Incorp. at Oxford 1876
Fellow of Sch: University College 1876-82
Hon. Fellow 1905
Hon. D.Litt. (Oxford) 1903
Professor of Greek at: : Sch: Edinburgh University [Edinburgh], [Scotland], 1882-1903
Member of: : Scottish Universities Commission 1889-1900
Hon.LLD of Glasgow and Dublin.
Removed to London , 1903
Lectured at Sch: Harvard University [Harvard], [ USA ], 1904
Member of: : two Royal Commissions on University Education in Ireland , 1901-3, 1906-7
M.P. for: : Sch: Cambridge University 1906-10
Assisted in founding
Classical Association 1903
President of: : Sch: British Academy 1909
Trustee of: : British Museum 1908
Received the 'Order of the Redeemer' from the King of Greece , 1910
d. s.p . 1910:12:29, in London ,
bur. Dean cemetery, Edinburgh, [Scotland],
brother of John G. BUTCHER (1870)
( Al. Oxon.; D.N.B ., 2 nd Suppl .)
[add:]Photographs: CAS: F21; The Gownsman 1911:01:28 [:add]