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|Darwin, George Howard.|
Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Jan. 22, 1863. 2nd s. of Charles Robert (1827). B. Oct. 22, 1845, at Down, Kent. [Educated under the Rev. Charles Pritchard (subsequently F.R.S. and Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford).] Migrated to Trinity, June 12, 1863; matric.
Michs. 1864; Scholar, 1866; B.A. (2nd Wrangler) 1868; Second Smith's Prize; M.A. 1871.
Fellow, 1868-78; re-elected, 1884.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Apr. 21, 1868.
Called to the Bar, 1872, but returned to Cambridge.
Plumian Professor of astronomy and experimental philosophy, 1883-1912.
President of the Philosophical Society, 1890, 1910 and 1911; President of the British Association, 1905.
Member of the Council of the Meteorological Office, 1885-1905, and of the Meteorological Committee, 1905.
Received from the Royal Society a Royal Medal, 1884, and the Copley Medal, the greatest distinction it is in their power to bestow, 1911.
Hon.LL.D., or D.Sc. of Oxford, Dublin, Glasgow, Pennsylvania, Moscow, Cape of Good Hope, etc.
Author of numerous scientific papers and reports on the results of scientific research, including The Tides and Kindred Phenomena in the Solar System. Married Maud Haskins De Puy of Philadelphia, U.S.A. Died Dec. 7, 1912, at Newnham Grange, Cambridge, aged 67.
Brother of Francis (1866), etc.
(Who was Who, 1897-1916; The Times, Dec. 9, 1912; Univ.
Reg.; Cambridge Review, Jan. 16, 1913.)
|George Howard DARWIN |
Approx. lifespan: 18451912
pens. St John's College adm1863:01:22
2nd s. of Charles Robert DARWIN (1827)
b. Down, Kent , 1845:10:22
Educated under Rev. Charles PRITCHARD (subsequently FRS and Savilian Professor of: Astronomy OX, [Oxfordshire], ).]
Mig. to Trinity College 1863:06:12
BA 2 nd Wrangler 1868
Second Smith's Prize;
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1868:04:21
Called to the Bar: 1872, but returned to CB, ???,
Plumian Professor of: astronomy and experimental philosophy 1883-1912
President of: : Philosophical Society 1890, 1910, and 1911
President of: : British Association 1905
Member of: Council of the Meteorological Office 1885-1905, and of Meteorological Committee 1905
Received from Royal Society a Royal Medal 1884, and the Copley Medal, the greatest distinction it is in their power to bestow 1911
DSc of OX, [Oxfordshire], Dublin, [Ireland], Glasgow, [Scotland], Pennsylvania , USA , Moscow, [Russia], , Cape of Good Hope, [Cape Colony], [South Africa], etc.
Author of numerous scientific papers and reports on the results of scientific research, including The Tides and Kindred Phenomena in the Solar System.
m. Maud Haskins De Puy of Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], USA ,
d. aged 67 Newnham Grange, Newnham, CB, [Cambridgeshire], 1912:12:07
brother of Francis DARWIN (1866) etc.
( Who was Who 1897-1916; The Times 1912:12:09; University Hist. Reg.; CB, ???, Rev.iew 1913:01:16)
[add:]Photograph: CAS: F.40; The Gownsman 1911:10:21 [:add]
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[add:]CUA: Photograph 43[:add]