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Clergyman

Alan Spencer Hawkesworth, American clergyman. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member of Philosophical Society of Washington, Washington Society Engineers; member 4th International Mathematics Congress, Rome, 1908.; Mason.

Background

Hawkesworth, Alan Spencer was born on August 10, 1867 in New Orleans. Son of William Colomb and Gertrude (Victor) Hawkesworth.

Education

Taken to England at 4 years of age. Educated Church Missionary College, London. Unmarried.

Career

Went to San Antonio, Texas, 1891. Ordained deacon Protestant Episcopal Church, 1892. Went to Buenos Aires, S.A.

Ordained priest, 1894. English chaplain Sao Paulo and Santos, Brazil, 1893-1897. Rector, Georgetown, St. Vincent, British West Indies, 1897, Sheridanville, Pittsburgh, 1905-1917.

Mathematician in bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department, 1917-1923. Has traveled extensively in nearly all countries of world. Passed through 4 revolutions in S.A., and saw heavy fighting in West Indies (Spanish Main) and China Seas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Identity of Hebrew and Aryan Roots, 1896. De Incarnatione Verbi Dei, 1897. Also various brochures on theological subjects.Lecturer on philosophy. Has discovered and published nearly 100 new theorems in geometrical conics.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member of Philosophical Society of Washington, Washington Society Engineers. Member 4th International Mathematics Congress, Rome, 1908.

Connections

father:
William Colomb Hawkesworth

mother:
Gertrude (Victor) Hawkesworth