Person: Lumsden, Thomas Arnot
Thomas Lumsden graduated from Edinburgh University. He became a lecturer in Mathematics at Birmingham University. He was killed in action in World War II.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Thomas Lumsden attended Public Schools from 1901 to 1906, then George Heriot's, Edinburgh, from 1906 to 1912.
- During his first session at university, Lumsden studied Mathematics, Natural Philosophy , and Chemistry.
- After graduating Lumsden was appointed as an Assistant in Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh (under the Nichol Foundation) for session 1919-20.
- Lumsden then went to the University of Birmingham where he was appointed as a Lecturer in Mathematics in the following year.
Born 19 September 1895, Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 17 August 1944, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.
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