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Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Oct. 19, 1895; an advanced student. [2nd] s. of James [flour- and saw-miller], of Taranaki, New Zealand (and Martha, dau. of Thompson, Esq.).
B. [Aug. 30], 1871, at Nelson, New Zealand.
School, Nelson College, New Zealand.
Matric. Michs. 1895; B.A. 1897; M.A. 1919; Hon.
Cavendish Professor of Physics, 1919-37.
M.A., New Zealand, 1893; D.Sc., New Zealand, 1901.
Doctor of some 20 Universities.
Macdonald Professor of Physics at McGill University, Montreal, 1898-1907; Langworthy Professor, University of Manchester, 1907-19.
F.R.S., 1903; President, 1925-30; Rumford medal, 1905; Copley medal, 1922; Franklin medal, 1924; Albert medal, 1928; Faraday medal, 1930.
Nobel prize, 1908.
Order of Merit, 1925.
President of the British Association, 1923.
President of the Institute of Physics, 1931-3. Knighted, 1914; created Baron Rutherford, of Nelson and Cambridge, 1931.
Married, 1900, Mary Georgina, only dau. of Arthur De Renzy Newton, of Christchurch, New Zealand.
Author, Radioactivity; Radio-active Transformation; Radio-active Substances and their Radiation, etc.
Died Oct. 19, 1937, at Cambridge, when the title became extinct. (Burke, P. and B.; Walford, County Families; Who's Who; The Times, Oct. 20, 21, 22 and 25, 1937; Cambridge Review, Nov. 5, 1937.)
|Ernest RUTHERFORD |
Approx. lifespan: 18711937
pens. Trinity College adm1895:10:19
2nd s. of James RUTHERFORD [flour- and saw-miller], of Taranaki, New Zealand , (and Martha THOMPSON dau. of THOMPSON, Esq.)
b. Nelson, New Zealand , 1871:[08:30]
Sch: Nelson College Nelson, New Zealand ,
Hon. ScD 1926
Cavendish Professor of: Physics 1919-37
MA New Zealand , 1893
DSc New Zealand , 1901
Hon. Doctor of some 20 Universities.
Macdonald Professor of Physics: Sch: McGill University Montreal, [Quebec], Canada , 1898-1907
Langworthy Professor: University of Manchester, [Lancashire], 1907-19
Rumford Medal: 1905
Copley Medal: 1922
Franklin Medal: 1924
Albert Medal: 1928
Faraday Medal: 1930
Nobel Prize 1908
Order of Merit 1925
President of: : British Association 1923
President of: : Sch: Institute of Physics 1931-33
created Baron RUTHERFORD, of Nelson and Cambridge 1931
m. 1900 Mary Georgina NEWTON only dau. of Arthur De Renzy NEWTON, of Christchurch, New Zealand ,
Publ.: Radioactivity; Radio-active Transformation; Radio-active Substances and their Radiation etc.
d. CB, ???, 1937:10:19 [Cambridgeshire], , when the title became extinct.
(Burke, P. and B. ; Walford, County Families; Who's Who; The Times, 20:10:, 21, 22 and 25 1937; CB, ???, Rev.iew 1937:11:05)
[add:]Portraits by F.Dodd, in Fitzwilliam Museum; by Sir O.H.J. Birley at the Cavendish[:add]
[add:]Plaque by Gill at Mond Building[:add]
[add:](Goodison: CP : 243, 318, 321)[:add]