Record

Authorised form of nameFilon; Louis Napoleon George (1875 - 1937)
SurnameFilon
ForenamesLouis Napoleon George
Dates1875 - 1937
Dates and placesBirth:
St Cloud, near Paris (22 November 1875)
Death:
Croydon, Surrey (29 December 1937)
ActivityEducation:
MA; DSc
Honours:
CBE 1933
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/05/1910
Council:
VP 1935-1937
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1936-1938 vol 2 pp 501-509, plate, by G B Jeffery
References:
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/112694071
Royal Society codeNA1233
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1910/05Filon, Louis Napoleon George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/001414Filon, Louis Napoleon Georgend
NLB/23/1/148Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, Godwin House, St Augustine's Avenue, South Croydon2 October 1901
NLB/23/1/128Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society], King's College, Cambridge28 September 1901
NLB/24/776Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Godwin House, St Augustine's Avenue, South Croydon9 July 1902
NLB/23/2/124Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, King's College4 November 1901
RR/15/187Referee's report by John Perry, on a paper 'The elastic equilibrium of circular cylinders under certain practical systems of load' by Louis Napoleon George FilonJune 1901
RR/15/189Referee's report by Karl Pearson, on a paper 'The elastic equilibrium of circular cylinders under certain practical systems of load' by Louis Napoleon George Filon7 July 1901
RR/15/186Referee's report by William Cawthorne Unwin, on a paper 'The elastic equilibrium of circular cylinders under certain practical systems of load' by Louis Napoleon George FilonJune 1901
RR/15/188Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'The elastic equilibrium of circular cylinders under certain practical systems of load' by Louis Napoleon George Filon10 December 1901
RR/15/335Referee's report by George Hartley Bryan, on a paper 'On an approximate solution for the bending of a beam of rectangular cross-section under any system of load, with special reference to points of concentrated or discontinuous loading' by Louis Napoleon George FilonAugust 1902
NLB/19/380Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]9 September 1899
NLB/16/222Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor G H Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society23 February 1898
NLB/16/76Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor G H Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society26 January 1898
NLB/16/344Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and L N G Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 March 1898
NLB/15/785Copy letters sent from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Fellow of the Royal Society10 December 1897
NLB/15/863Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Howard Darwin, Fellow of the Royal Society, Newnham College, Cambridge4 January 1898
NLB/19/40Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society6 June 1899
NLB/19/200Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society][11] July 1899
NLB/19/401Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Karl Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Hampden Farm House, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire19 September 1899
NLB/19/342Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society11 August 1899
NLB/19/482Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Fellow of the Royal Society12 October 1899
NLB/19/598Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]8 November 1899
NLB/19/708Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor James Alfred Ewing, Fellow of the Royal Society, Langdale lodge, Cambridge28 November 1899
NLB/28/843Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary, Royal Society4 June 1904
NLB/23/2/316Copy letter sent from Joseph Larmor, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, Fellow of the Royal Society20 March 1903
NLB/23/1/693Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, Godwin House, St Augustine's Avenue, South Croydon6 January 1902
NLB/23/1/426Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]12 November 1901
NLB/25/567Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]20 November 1902
NLB/34/463Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society26 January 1907
NLB/35/565Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr Louis Napoleon George Filon14 June 1907
NLB/42/377Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons1 June 1910
NLB/42/403Copy letter from Theodore E James to Messrs Harrison & Sons6 June 1910
NLB/45/619Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to L [Lousi] N [Napoleon] G [George] Filon FRS16 April 1912
NLB/45/504Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr L [Louis] N [Napoleon] G [George] Filon FRS19 March 1912
NLB/46/700Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Louis Napoleon George Filon, Fellow of the Royal Society18 October 1912
RR/29/74Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the lateral vibrations of bars of conical type' by D M Wrinch17 March 1923
RR/17/162Referee's report by John Henry Poynting, on a paper 'On the dispersion in artificial double refraction' by Louis Napoleon George Filon5 March 1907
RR/18/3Referee's report by Louis George Filon, on a paper 'The distribution of slide in a right six face subject to pure sheer' by Edward Neville da Costa Andrade[December 1910]
RR/17/161Referee's report by Alfred Edwin Howard Tutton, on a paper 'On the dispersion in artificial double refraction' by Louis Napoleon George Filon[February 1907]
RR/20/113Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The transition from the elastic to the plastic state in mild steel' by A Robertson and G Cook19 April 1913
RR/27/52Referee's report by Horace Lamb, on a paper 'On the stress-optical effect in transparent solids strained beyond the elastic limit' by Louis Napoleon George Filon and H T JessopMarch 1922
RR/27/51Referee's report by Ernest George Coker, on a paper 'On the stress-optical effect in transparent solids strained beyond the elastic limit' by Louis Napoleon George Filon and H T Jessop27 February 1922
RR/28/127Referee's report by George Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'On the di-phasic nature of glass, as shown by photo-elastic observations' by Louis Napoleon George Filon and F C Harris29 April 1923
RR/31/55Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the stability under shearing forces of a flat elastic strip' by Richard Vynne Southwell and Sylvia W Skan[February 1924]
RR/33/69Referee's report by Thomas Henry Havelock, on a paper 'The forces on a cylinder in a stream of viscous fluid' by Louis Napoleon George FilonAugust 1926
RR/33/43Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The flexure of thick circular plates' by C A ClemmowJanuary 1926
RR/33/84Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The properties of torsional vibrations reciprocating engine shafts. Part I' by George Ridsdale Goldsbrough27 May 1926
RR/35/71Referee's report by Thomas Henry Havelock, on a paper 'On the second approximation to the "oseen” solution the motion of a viscous fluid' by Louis Napoleon George FilonSeptember 1927
RR/35/72Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'On the second approximation to the "oseen” solution the motion of a viscous fluid' by Louis Napoleon George FilonOctober 1927
NLB/61/744Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS20 October 1921
RR/27/3Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On stresses in complete circular links stressed vertically in tension' by M A AhmedDecember 1922
RR/14/156Detailed referee's report by Charles Chree, on a paper 'On the resistance to torsion of certain forms of shafting, with special reference to the effect of keyways' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [1899]
RR/39/75Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The stress produced in a semi-infinite solid by pressure on part of the boundary' by Augustus Edward Hough Love[June 1929]
RR/41/85Referee's report by Richard Whiddington, on a paper 'The photo-elastic dispersion of vitreous silica' by Louis Napoleon George Filon and F C HarrisNovember 1930
RR/14/154Detailed referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'On the resistance to torsion of certain forms of shafting, with special reference to the effect of keyways' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [1899]
RR/37/98Referee's report by Louis Napoelon George Filon, on a paper 'The reflexion and transmission of electric waves at the interface between two transparent media' by Hector Munro MacDonaldDecember 1928
RR/13/248Letter from Karl Pearson, on his paper with Louis Nepoleon George Filon 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' to the Secretary of the Royal Society23 October 1897
RR/13/251Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon to Olaus Magnus Friedrich Erdmann Henrici26 January 1898
RR/29/7Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'Stress distribution in a rectangular plate having two opposing edges sheared in opposite directions' by Charles Edward InglisMarch 1923
NLB/61/778Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS24 October 1921
RR/14/158Referee's report by Karl Pearson, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the deflections of bent beams' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [October 1899]
RR/14/155Referee's report by Charles Chree, on a paper 'On the resistance to torsion of certain forms of shafting, with special reference to the effect of keyways' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [July 1899]
RR/14/153Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'On the resistance to torsion of certain forms of shafting, with special reference to the effect of keyways' by Louis Napoleon George Filon19 June 1899
RR/14/157Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the deflections of bent beams' by Louis Napoleon George Filon28 September 1899
RR/14/160Referee's report by John Perry, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the deflections of bent beams' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [October 1899]
RR/14/159Detailed referee's report by Karl Pearson, on a paper 'Experimental researches on the deflections of bent beams' by Louis Napoleon George Filonnd [1899]
RR/13/255Referee's report by Edwin Bailey Elliott, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon18 February 1898
RR/13/254Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon23 February 1898
RR/13/253Referee's report by Micaiah John Muller Hill, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon17 February 1898
RR/44/89Second referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The tightness of the teeth, considered as a problem concerning the equilibrium of a thin incompressible elastic membrane' by John Lighton Synge25 May 1932
RR/51/74Second referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the stresses induced by flexure in a deep rectangular beam' by D B Smith and Richard Vynne Southwell[September 1933]
RR/51/73Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the stresses induced by flexure in a deep rectangular beam' by D B Smith and Richard Vynne Southwell[May 1933]
NLB/61/838Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS3 November 1921
RR/56/24Second referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the action of viscosity in increasing the spacing ratio of a vortex street' by Stanley George Hooker[October 1935]
RR/56/23Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the action of viscosity in increasing the spacing ratio of a vortex street' by Stanley George Hooker[August 1935]
NLB/62/321Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS23 January 1922
RR/56/129Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'Castigliano’s principle of minimum strain-energy' by Richard Vynne Southwell17 November 1935
NLB/62/290Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS19 January 1922
RR/59/103Typed copy of referee's report by an Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the integration of the thermo-elastic equations' by J N Goodier[1936]
NLB/62/630Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS28 March 1922
NLB/62/440Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS16 February 1922
RR/64/7Referee's report by Richard Vynne Southwell, on a paper 'On antiplane stress in an elastic solid' by Louis Napoleon George Filon[February 1937]
NLB/62/478Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS21 February 1922
NLB/62/604Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS21 March 1922
RR/64/79Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the statistical theory of isotropic turbulence' by Theodore von Karman and Leslie Howarth[March 1937]
NLB/64/290Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS8 March 1923
NLB/64/327Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS15 March 1923
NLB/64/574Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS05 May 1923
NLB/64/558Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS04 May 1923
RR/26/134Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the free transverse vibrations of a uniform circular disc clamped at its centre; and on the effects of rotation' by Richard Vynne Southwell30 October 1921
RR/45/115Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On plasticity and creep in solids' by Harold Jeffreys26 July 1932
NLB/69/197Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Prof. [Louis Napoleon George] Filon, FRS27 January 1926
NLB/64/679Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Sir Geoffrey Ingram] Taylor, FRS31 May 1923
NLB/19/681Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 November 1899
NLB/34/823Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society], Vega, Blenheim Park Road, South Croydon14 March 1907
NLB/42/433Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to J [Joseph] Barcroft, FRS [Fellow of the Royal Society]13 June 1910
RR/44/88Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The tightness of the teeth, considered as a problem concerning the equilibrium of a thin incompressible elastic membrane' by John Lighton SyngeFebruary 1932
RR/59/104Referee's report by an Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'On the integration of the thermo-elastic equations' by J N Goodier[June 1936]
RR/64/30Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The elastic stability of a thin twisted strip—II' by Albert Edward Green[February 1937]
RR/64/31Second referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The elastic stability of a thin twisted strip—II' by Albert Edward Green[March 1937]
RR/64/100Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The elastic stability of a long and slightly bent rectangular plate under uniform shear' by D M A Leggett14 March 1937
RR/15/334Referee's report by Augustus Edward Hough Love, on a paper 'On an approximate solution for the bending of a beam of rectangular cross-section under any system of load, with special reference to points of concentrated or discontinuous loading' by Louis Napoleon George Filon12 July 1902
NLB/19/413Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Karl Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society, Hampden Farm House, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire26 September 1899
NLB/19/424Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Karl Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society, 7 Well Road, Hampstead, N.W.29 September 1899
NLB/19/449Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor George Carey Foster, Fellow of the Royal Society5 October 1899
NLB/34/875Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Louis Napoleon George Filon, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 'Vega', Blenheim Park Road, South Croydon20 March 1907
RR/28/26Referee's report by Henry Louis Napoleon George Filon, on the Bakerian Lecture 'The distortion of an aluminium crystal during a tensile test' by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor and C F Elam[January 1923]
RR/13/252Referee's report by Olaus Magnus Friedrich Erdmann Henrici, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon12 February 1898
RR/13/249Referee's report by Percy Alexander MacMahon, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon9 December 1897
RR/13/250Referee's report by George Howard Darwin, on a paper 'Mathematical contributions to the theory of evolution.— IV. On the probable errors of frequency constants and on the influence of random selection on variation and correlation' by Karl Pearson and Louis Napoleon George Filon2 January 1898
RR/19/110Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'Note on the electric capacity coefficients of spheres' by Alexander Russell[October 1912]
RR/61/52Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'Relaxation methods applied to engineering problems. II. Basic theory, with applications to surveying and to electrical networks, and an extension to gyrostatic systems' by A N Black and Richard Vynne SouthwellAugust 1937
RR/33/41Referee's report by Louis Napoleon George Filon, on a paper 'The flexure of thick circular plates (revised version)' by C A Clemmow1 May 1926
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