Wallace, William ♂
M.A. 15.3.1828 (gratis).
Baptised 28.9.1768 son of Alexander Wallace, tanner, Dysart and Janet Simson.
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]
Died at Edinburgh 28.4.1843.
- M.F. Conolly, Biographical dictionary of eminent men of Fife (Cupar, 1866)
- Monumental inscription, Greyfriars, Edinburgh