Person: Robb, Richard Alexander
Richard Robb studied at Glasgow and Michigan universities. Most of his career was spent at Glasgow University lecturing on Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
 A Commonwealth Fund Fellowship allowed Robb to study for a Master's Degree in astronomy at the University of Michigan from 1926 to 1928.
 Robb held his lecturership in Mathematics until 1944 when, remaining at Glasgow University, he was appointed as Mitchell Lecturer in Statistics.
 It was not only as a mathematician that Robb excelled for he was also a world class athlete.
 Robb was a member of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, joining in February 1925.
Born 7 September 1901, Glasgow, Scotland. Died 22 March 1977, Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
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