Gow, James, 1854-1923

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Gow, James, 1854-1923

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Son of James Gow, a member of the Royal Society of British Artists; born Jan. 16, 1854; educated at King's Coll. School, London, and Trin. Coll. Camb., where he graduated B.A. 1875, M.A. 1878; Third Classic and Chancellor's Second Classical Medallist 1875; Litt.D. (Camb.) 1885; Master of the High School, Nottingham, 1885-1901; President of the Head Master's Association 1900-2; appointed by the Governing Body as Rutherford's successor May 9, 1901; ordained 1901; installed Head Master up School Sept. 1901; resigned July 1919; Select Preacher, Camb. Univ., 1903-12; author of 'A Short History of Greek Mathematics' (1884), and other works; married Aug. 12 1895, Gertrude Sydenham, daughter of G.P. Everett-Green, artist; died Feb. 16, 1923.


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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition - ICA 2004 ISBN 2-9521932-2-25



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