Burton, Cosmo Innes

Education

Lecture assistant in chemistry 1887 - 1888.

Birth/childhood

Born youngest son of John Hill Burton, historiographer, Edinburgh and Isabella Lauder.

Career

Educated at Edinburgh University - B.Sc. 1885 and at Munich and Paris.

Research assistant to Professor Japp at South Kensington then private researcher, Edinburgh. First Professor of Chemistry, Technical Institute, Shanghai. [University professor]

Lecture assistant in Chemistry 1887 - 1888. [St Andrews University]

Death

Died of smallpox 31.10.1890 before commencing lectures.

Sources

  • Nature 43 1891 325 - 326