Person: Gillespie, Robert Pollock
Robert Gillespie studied at Glasgow and Cambridge and then lectured at Glasgow University. His main interests were in analysis.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
 Robert was educated first at Johnstone Primary School and then at Johnstone High School.
 Gillespie was appointed as an assistant in the department of Mathematics at Glasgow University in 1929 and three years later was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.
 Robert Gillespie was a member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, joining in December 1925 when he was a research student at Cambridge, although the address he gave was that of his parents: Ashcot, Kilbarchan Road, Johnstone.
 He was elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 6 March 1933, his proposers being Thomas Murray MacRobert, Neil McArthur, Richard Alexander Robb, William Arthur.
 An obituary, written by Robert A Rankin, appears in the Royal Society of Edinburgh Year Book 1978, pages 3132.
 In this RSE obituary Gillespie's books Integration (Edinburgh, 1939) and Partial Differentiation (Edinburgh, 1951), both published in Oliver & Boyd's series of university mathematical texts, are mentioned.
Born 21 November 1903, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Died 1 January 1977, Edzell, Angus, Scotland.
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