Peter Comrie

1868 - 1944

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Peter Comrie graduated from St Andrews and after a series of teaching posts became Rector of Leith Academy. He was much involved in the EMS, becoming Secretary in 1911 and President in 1916 and 1917.
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List of References (2 books/articles)

A Poster of Peter Comrie

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Additional Material in MacTutor

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

Honours awarded to Peter Comrie
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Fellow of the Royal Society of EdinburghElected 1909
EMS Secretary1911-1916
EMS President1915, 1916


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