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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 USA ,, U.S.A., 1841-5. Connected with a firm of actuaries, 1845-55.
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.
Roy. Soc.
(1898), IX. 63.)
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]