John Watt Butters

1863 - 1946

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J Watt Butters graduated from Edinburgh and taught at George Heriot's School and James Gillespie's School in Edinburgh. He became Rector of Ardrossan Academy. He became Secretary of the EMS in 1896 and President in 1900.
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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh
  3. Obituary: Edinburgh Mathematical Notes

Honours awarded to J Watt Butters
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Fellow of the Royal Society of EdinburghElected 1896
EMS Secretary1896-1899
EMS President1900


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