Alexander George Burgess

1872 - 1932

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Alexander Burgess graduated from Edinburgh and taught at Merchiston Castle School Edinburgh and at Rothesay Academy. He became Rector of the latter school. He became Secretary of the EMS in 1908 and President in 1912 and was responsible for organising the first EMS Colloquium in 1913.
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List of References (4 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

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

Honours awarded to Alexander Burgess
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EMS Secretary1908-1911

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