Person: Clark, John
John Clark graduated from Edinburgh University and became a teacher at George Heriot's School in Edinburgh. He went on to become Rector of this school.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- John Clark was born in West Linton, a town about 22 km south of the centre of Edinburgh, on the road to Biggar.
- After four years at Abbeyhill, Clark attended the Established Church Training College, Edinburgh.
- Clark graduated M.A. from the University of Edinburgh in July 1889 with Honours.
- Among the honours Clark received was an LL.D. and an C.B.E. in 1935.
- Clark was an active participant in a number of organisations.
- Clark was elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 2 February 1891, his proposers being Sir John Murray, David Fowler Lowe, Peter Guthrie Tait, George Chrystal.
Born 30 April 1861, West Linton, Peebleshire, Scotland. Died 19 July 1947, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive