MacFarlane, Alexander ♂
Assistant to Professor of Natural Philosophy c. 1880.
Born 21.4.1851 son of Daniel Macfarlane, Blairgowrie and Ann Small.
Studied Edinburgh University - M.A. 1875, B.Sc. 1877, D.Sc. 1878.
Professor of Physics, Texas University 1885-1894 (retired). LL.D. Austin. Later settled in Canada on a farm bequeathed to him by an uncle, but continued working and publishing on mathematics. Chairman of Board of Education, Chatham, Ontario. [University professor, farmer]
Vector analysis and quaternions. (New York: John Wiley, 1906)
Principles of the Algebra of Logic.(Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1879)
- Nature 92 1913 - 14 p103
- Alexander Macfarlane in Wikipedia.