Person: Ramsay, Peter
Peter Ramsay graduated from Glasgow University and taught at George Watson's School in Edinburgh.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- Peter Ramsay was educated at Whitehill Public School, Glasgow.
- Ramsay studied at Glasgow University.
- Mr Peter Ramsay, M.A., B.Sc., has been appointed Dr Pinkerton's successor as head of the Mathematics Department in George Watson' s College, Edinburgh.
- Mr Ramsay is an honours graduate of Glasgow University, and a week or two ago was selected for a similar post in Daniel Stewart's College, which he now vacates.
- Ramsay became a member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in March 1905.
- Mr Ramsay was travelling in a tramcar when he became ill.
- With him at the time, were several masters of Watson's College, who helped to assist Mr Ramsay to a taxi cab.
- A native of Glasgow, Mr Ramsay had a distinguished career at Glasgow University, and taught at Allan Glen's school in his native city from 1900 to 1908.
Born 1879, Glasgow, Scotland. Died 2 July 1926, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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