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Edmund Taylor WHITTAKER Edit Profile

Mathematician

Edmund Taylor WHITTAKER, British mathematician.

Background

WHITTAKER, Edmund Taylor was born in 1873. Son of John Whittaker, Birkdale.

Education

Studied at Manchester Grammar School. Trinity College Camb. Doctor of Science.

Career

Honourable Dublin; Royal Astronomer of Ireland since 1906; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1896-1907; Secretary to Royal Astronomical Society, 1901-1906.

Membership

Fellow of the Royal Society 1905.

Connections

Spouse 1901, Mary, daughter of Rev. Thos. Boyd.

father:
John Whittaker

spouse:
Mary Boyd