Person: Greenstreet, William John
William J Greenstreet graduated from Cambridge and became headmaster of Marling School Stroud. He is best-known as the long-running editor of the Mathematical Gazette.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- William had two younger siblings, Rosalie (born about 1864) and Cecil (born about 1866).
- William J Greenstreet was educated at St Saviour's Grammar School, Southwark and entered St John's College, Cambridge in 1879, graduating in 1883.
- Ethel de Medina Greenstreet drowned in 1903.
- Full details of William J Greenstreet's life and contributions to mathematics are given in an obituary which appeared in The Mathematical Gazette in 1930.
Born 18 August 1861, Shorncliffe, Folkestone, Kent, England. Died 28 June 1930, Burghfield Common, Reading, England.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive