Person: Mitchell, James
James Mitchell studied at Edinburgh and Berlin. He taught at Waid Academy, at Nairn Academy and Lochgilphead School Argyll where he became headmaster.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- James Mitchell studied at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, where he had a highly successful career winning many prizes in a range of subjects.
- Mitchell graduated with an M.A. with First Class Honours in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in 1893, then continued his studies, being awarded a B.Sc. in 1895.
- In March 1894, after obtaining his first degree, Mitchell joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.
Born 28 May 1871, Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 14 September 1959, Lochgilphead, Argyll, Scotland.
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