Person: Lockhart, James Balfour
Balfour Lockhart graduated from Edinburgh University, his studies being interrupted by war service. He taught for most of his career at Edinburgh Academy, finishing as Head of Mathematics.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Balfour Lockhart attended Cambuslang Public School in Cambuslang between 1891 and 1900, then attended Skerry's College in Glasgow.
- Lockhart spent the rest of his career at the Edinburgh Academy, being promoted to Head of Mathematics in 1940.
- James Lockhart was a member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, joining the Society in December 1920 immediately after his appointment to the Edinburgh Academy.
Born 15 August 1886, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Died 27 January 1969, Glenfarg Hospital, Perthshire, Scotland.
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