Wallace, William

Education

M.A. 15.3.1828 (gratis).

Birth/childhood

Baptised 28.9.1768 son of Alexander Wallace, tanner, Dysart and Janet Simson.

Career

Bookbinder in Edinburgh. Largely self-taught.

Assistant Mathematics Master, Perth Academy 1794. Mathematics master, Royal Military College, Great Marlow 1803. [Teacher]

Professor of Mathematics, Edinburgh University 1819-1838 (resigned). [University professor]

Publications

Death

Died at Edinburgh 28.4.1843.

Sources

  • DNB
  • M.F. Conolly, Biographical dictionary of eminent men of Fife (Cupar, 1866)
  • Monumental inscription, Greyfriars, Edinburgh