Lawson, George

Education

Student United College 1887-1888 Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 1 1888-1889 Log.; Eng. Lit.; Math. 2 1889-1890 N. Phil.; M. Phil. & Pol. Econ.; Eng. Lit.; Adv. Met.; Math. 3 1890-1891 N. Phil.; Chem.; N. Hist.; Physiol. Lapsed bursary, 1891. Carstairs prize, 1889, 1890. Miller prize, 1890. Gray prize, 1891, 1892. Arnott prize, 1891. M.A. 30.3.1894 1st cl. hons. Mathematics.

University assistant in Mathematics 1892-1900.

Member of University Court 1923- .

Birth/childhood

Born 26.11.1870 son of George Lawson, baker, Culross and Janet Spittal.

Career

Also at Edinburgh University.

University assistant in Mathematics 1892-1900. [St Andrews University]

Member of University Court 1923- . [St Andrews University]

Mathematics master George Watson’s College. Rector Selkirk High School. Rector Waid Academy 1904-1931 (retired). [Teacher]

Publications

Death

Died in Edinburgh 15.3.1941.

Sources

  • UYUC400:7.4.1890, 19.2.1891
  • UYUY452/21/359, 460, 500, 515, 571
  • UYUY672
  • Census 1891 St Andrews
  • Scottish Educational Journal 21.3.1941
  • Deaths Reg. Edinburgh, George Square 1941/432