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Weatherburn, Charles Ernest (1884 - 1974)

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Born: 18 June 1884  Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 18 October 1974  Claremont, Western Australia, Australia.
Charles Ernest Weatherburn was lecturer in mathematics and theoretical physics, University of Melbourne 1911-23 and later professor of mathematics at the University of Western Australia 1929-50.

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Born Sydney, 18 June 1884. Died Perth, 18 October 1974. Educated Universities of Sydney (BA 1904, BSc 1905, MA 1906, DSc 1916) and Cambridge (BA 1908, MA 1915). Mathematics and physics teacher, Sydney boys' High School 1909-11, tutor in mathematics and physics, St Paul's College, University of Sydney 1909-11, lecturer in mathematics and theoretical physics, University of Melbourne 1911-23, professor of mathematics and natural philosophy, Canterbury University College, University of New Zealand 1923-29, foundation professor of mathematics, University of Western Australia 1929-50. Hector medal, Royal Society of New Zealand 1934. A mathematics lecture theatre at the University of Western Australia was named after him in 1971.
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