Person: Paton, James
James Paton graduated from Edinburgh and spent most of his career at the University finishing as head of the Department of Meteorology.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- On 4 January 1950 the 'Aims of Science Teaching Conference' was held at King's Buildings Edinburgh with Paton as one of the delegates.
- Paton joined the Edinburgh Mathematical Society in March 1929.
Born 2 September 1903, Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland. Died 26 August 1973, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive