James Arthur Bennett
James Arthur Bennett, museum director.
Bennett, James Arthur was born on April 2, 1947 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Son of James Hutchinson and Margaret Anna (McCune) Bennett.
Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1974.
Lecturer University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974-1975. Archivist Royal Astronomical Society, London, 1975. Curator of astronomy National Maritime Museum, 1977-1979.
Curator Whipple Museum, Cambridge, 1979-1994. Keeper Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, England, since 1994. Senior tutor Churchill College, Cambridge, 1992-1994.
The Mathematical Science of Christopher Wren
Before he became a professional architect, Christopher Wren had a highly successful career as an astronomer - he was Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford University - and he was actively involved in many branches of the science or 'natural philosophy' of his day.
Married France Annie Ramette. Children: Siobhan, Yolaine.
James Hutchinson Bennett
Margaret Anna (McCune) Bennett
France Annie Ramette