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|Thompson, D'ARCY Wentworth.|
Adm. sizar at TRINITY, Oct. 8, 1880.
S. of D'Arcy Wentworth (above), of The Crescent, Galway (and Fanny, dau. of Joseph Gamgee). B. May 2, 1860, in Edinburgh.
School, Edinburgh Academy.
Matric. Michs. 1880; Scholar, 1881; (Nat. Sci. Trip., Pt I, 1st Class, 1882; Pt II, 1st Class, 1883); B.A. 1884; M.A. 1893; Litt.D. 1912.
Hon. D.C.L., Oxford; Hon. LL.D., Aberdeen.
F.R.S. 1916; F.R.S.E.; President, 1934-9. Junior Demonstrator in Physiology, 1883-4. Delegate, Behring Sea Fisheries Conference, 1897; North Sea Conference at Stockholm, 1899, etc.
Professor of Natural History (St Andrews University) at University College, Dundee, 1884-1917; at St Andrews, 1917-48.
Herbert Spencer Lecturer at Oxford, 1913; Huxley Lecturer at Birmingham, 1917.
President of the Classical Association, 1929; of the Scottish Classical Association, 1935.
Lowell Lecturer at Boston, Massachusetts
Gold medal, Linnean Society, 1938.
Married, July 4, 1901, Maureen, elder dau. of William Drury, of Dublin, and had issue.
Author, Science and the Classics; A Glossary of Greek Birds; A Glossary of Greek Fishes; Form and Growth, etc.
Died June 21, 1948, at St Andrews.
( Edinburgh Acad.
Reg.; Historical Register, 141; Who's Who; The Times, June 23, 1948.)
|D'Arcy Wentworth THOMPSON |
Approx. lifespan: 18601948
sizar Trinity College adm1880:10:08
s. of D'Arcy Wentworth THOMPSON (1848), of The Crescent, Galway, [Co. Galway], (and Fanny GAMGEE dau. of Joseph GAMGEE )
b. Edinburgh, [Scotland], 1860:05:02
School Sch: Edinburgh Academy [Scotland],
Nat.Sci.Trip. Pt I, 1st Class 1882
Pt II, 1st Class(1883);
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire],
Hon.LLD Aberdeen, [Aberdeenshire],
Junior Demonstrator in Physiology: 1883-84
Delegate, Behring Sea Fisheries Conference 1897
North Sea Conference Stockholm, [Sweden], 1899 etc.
Professor of: Natural History Sch: St Andrews University St Andrews, [Fife], ) at Sch: University College Dundee, [Angus], 1884-1917 ;at St Andrews, [Fife], 1917-48
Herbert Spencer Lecturer at: : OX, [Oxfordshire], 1913
Huxley Lecturer at: : Birmingham, [Warwickshire], 1917
President of: : Classical Association 1929
of Scottish Classical Association 1935
Lowell Lecturer at: : Boston, Massachusetts , USA , 1936
Gold Medal Linnean Society 1938
m. 1901:07:04 Maureen, elder dau. of William DRURY of Dublin, [Ireland],
Publ.: Science and the Classics; A Glossary of Greek Birds; A Glossary of Greek Fishes; Form and Growth etc.
d. St Andrews, [Fife], 1948:06:21
( Edinburgh Acad. Reg.; Historical Register 141; Who's Who; The Times 1948:06:23)
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