Person: Butchart, Raymond Keiller


Raymond Butchart was a Scottish mathematician who was badly wounded in World War I and afterwards returned to Dundee as a lecturer. He was appointed Professor of Mathematics at Raffles College Singapore but died of malaria on his way home on his first leave.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 4 May 1888, Dundee, Scotland. Died 30 March 1930, At sea, 65, miles south-east of Colombo.

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Origin Scotland

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive