Person: Fraser (2), David Kennedy
David Kennedy Fraser studied at Glasgow, Leipzig and Cornell Universities. He returned to Edinburgh as a Lecturer in Education before moving to Jordanhill Training College.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- David Kennedy Fraser attended George Watson's Boys' College in his home town of Edinburgh from 1893 to 1904.
- Fraser passed Latin at Higer level in the Scottish Leaving Certificate examinations in 1903, then, also at the Higher grade, Mathematics (Honours), Dynamics, and English in the following year.
- Kennedy-Fraser was awarded a B.Sc. (Pure) in 1908 and an M.A. with Second Class Honours in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in 1909.
- Mr Fraser studied at the Teachers' Training College at Edinburgh and also at the University of Leipzig.
- Dr Fraser is a man of broad education, thoroughly conversant with his field, and familiar with the methods which have made the work of the educational laboratory famous.
- Back in Scotland, Kennedy-Fraser was appointed as a Lecturer in Education at Edinburgh University in 1919 and also at Moray House.
- David Kennedy Fraser joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in June 1908 while he was still a student at the University of Edinburgh.
Born 10 February 1888, Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 26 August 1962, Milngavie, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive