Person: Brown (3), Thomas Arnold
Thomas Brown studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge Universities. He lectured at University College London and became Professor at the University College of the South West which later became the University of Exeter.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Thomas's secondary school education was at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, between October 1898 and July 1911.
- In 1921 Brown was appointed as a Lecturer in Pure Mathematics in University College, London.
- Brown continued to hold the Chair at Exeter until he retired in 1958.
- In December 1915 Thomas Brown joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.
- Brown was elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 3 March 1924, his proposers being Sir Edmund T Whittaker, A Crichton Mitchell, Sir Ernest Maclagan Wedderburn, Ralph A Sampson.
Born 21 May 1893, Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 13 May 1965, Exeter, England.
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