Person: Thomson (4), William Leslie
William Leslie Thomson studied at Edinburgh and Cambridge. He taught at Kirkwall, at Kilmarnock and at George Heriot's School in Edinburgh.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- William Thomson attended school in Penicuik, then at St Andrew's School, Perth.
- Thomson became a school teacher, teaching mathematics first in in Kirkwall, then at Kilmarnock Academy.
- Thomson was appointed to George Heriot's School to fill the vacancy and he taught there until he retired in 1928.
Born 14 February 1868, Selkirk, Scotland. Died 3 October 1951, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive