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SYLVESTER, JAMES JOSEPH.Adm. sizar (age 17) at ST JOHN'S, July 7, 1831. [Youngest] s. of Abraham Joseph, Esq. B. [Sept. 3, 1814], in London . [School, Royal Institution, Liverpool.] Matric. Michs. 1831; ( 2nd Wrangler, 1837); B.A. 1872; M.A. 1872.Hon. Sc.D. 1890. Hon. Fellow, 1880. Being a Jew, did not take his degree until 1872. B.A. and M.A., Trin. Coll., Dublin, 1841; LL.D., 1865. M.A., Oxford, 1884. Adm. at the Inner Temple, July 29, 1846. Called to the Bar, Nov. 22, 1850. Professor of Natural Philosophy at University College, London , 1837-41. F.R.S., 1839; Royal medal, 1861; Copley medal, 1880. Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, 1855-70. President, London Mathematical Society, 1866; De Morgan medal, 1887. President, Mathematical and Physical Section, British Association, 1869. Professor of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1877-83. Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford, 1883-97. Fellow of New College. Hon. Sc.D., Dublin, 1865; Hon. LL.D., Edinburgh, 1871; Hon. D.C.L., Oxford, 1880. Author, mathematical. Resided latterly in London . Died, unmarried, Mar. 15, 1897. ( Eagle, XIX. 596, XX. 93; Law Lists ; Foster, Men at the Bar; D.N.B.; Proc. (1898), IX. 63.)Roy. Soc. | James Joseph SYLVESTER Approx. lifespan: 1814–1897 sizar aged 17 St John's College adm1831:07:07 Youngest s. of Abraham Joseph SYLVESTER Esq. b. 1814:09:03 London , Sch: Royal Institution Liverpool, [Lancashire], Matric 1831:10MT: ( 2nd Wrangler (1837);BA 1872 MA 1872 Hon. ScD 1890 Hon. Fellow 1880 Being a Jew, did not take his degree until1872 BA and MA Trin. College Dublin, [Ireland], 1841 LLD 1865 MA OX, [Oxfordshire], 1884 Adm. at Inner Temple 1846:07:29 Called to the Bar: 1850:11:22 Professor of Natural Philosophy: Sch: University College London , 1837-41 FRS 1839 Royal Medal: 1861 Copley Medal: 1880 Professor of: Mathematics Virginia , USA , 1841-45 Connected with a firm of actuaries 1845-55 Professor of: Mathematics at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, [London], 1855-70 President: London Mathematical Society, [London], 1866 De Morgan Medal: 1887 President: Mathematical and Physical Section, British Association 1869 Professor of Mathematics: Sch: Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, [Maryland], USA , 1877-83 Savilian Professor of: Geometry OX, [Oxfordshire], 1883-97 Fellow of: : New College [Oxford] Hon. ScD Dublin, [Ireland], 1865 Hon.LLD Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1871 Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1880 Publ.: mathematical. latterly London , d., unmarried 1897:03:15 ( Eagle, XIX. 596, XX. 93; Law Lists ; Foster, Men at the Bar; D.N.B.; Proc. Royal Society (1898), IX. 63)[add:]Portrait, by A.E. Emslie, 1889, at St John's College [:add][add:]Atkinson, 423[:add] |