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Authorised form of nameSalmon; George (1819 - 1904)
SurnameSalmon
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1819 - 1904
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Cork, County Cork, Ireland (25 September 1819)
Death:
The Provost's House, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (22 January 1904)
Burial:
Mount Jerome cemetery, Dublin, Ireland
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics
Education:
Trinity College, Dublin. BA (1833), MA (1844), BD and DD (1859)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin; Donegal Lecturer in Mathematics (1848-1866); Professor of Mathematics; Regius Professor of Divinity, Trinity College, Dublin (1866-1888); Provost of Trinity (1888-1902)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1863
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1868; Copley Medal 1889
RelationshipsOnly son of Michael Salmon, linen merchant, and his wife Helen, daughter of Rev Edward Weekes; married (1844) Frances Anne, daughter of Rev J L Salvador of Staunton, Herefordshire
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 347-355 signed by C J J
References:
Tony Crilly, 'The Young Arthur Cayley' in NR 1998 vol 52 pp 267-282
Royal Society codeNA3512
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1863/13Salmon, George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/57/5Reciprocal of every Prime between 30,000 and 40,0001875
AP/60/6Remarks connected with the number of figures in the Periods of the Reciprocals of Prime Numbers1877
AP/71/3On the Abelian Systems of Differential Equations, and their Rational and Integral Algebraic Integrals, with a Discussion of the Periodicity of their Abelian Functions1895
IM/Maull/003991Salmon, George1892
NLB/3/1025Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Rev Dr George Salmon, Fellow of the Royal Society14 December 1889
NLB/3/872Copy letter from Michael Foster, to the Honorable C W Fremantle1 November 1889
NLB/3/876Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Rev Dr George Salmon, Fellow of the Royal Society31 October 1889
NLB/28/181Copy letter from [Theodore E James], to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]26 January 1904
RR/3/51Referee's report by John Thomas Graves, on a paper 'A memoir on curves of the third order' by Arthur Cayley31 January 1957
RR/4/230Referee's report by Arthur Cayley, on a paper 'On quaternary cubics' by George Salmon27 July 1860
RR/4/229Referee's report by William Spottiswoode, on a paper 'On quaternary cubics' by George Salmon20 July 1860
RR/3/246Referee's report by Bartholomew Price, on a paper 'On curves of the third order' by George Salmon16 July 1858
RR/5/228Letter to George Salmon, regarding a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell19 February 1864
RR/6/67Referee's report by George Salmon, on two papers 'A memoir on the theory of reciprocal surfaces' and 'A memoir on cubic surfaces' by Arthur Cayley9 February 1869
RR/3/245Referee's report by John Thomas Graves, on a paper 'On curves of the third order' by George Salmon21 July 1858
IM/003992Salmon, Georgend
RR/5/229Referee's report by George Salmon, on a paper 'On the calculus of symbols.— Fourth memoir. With applications to the theory of non-linear differential equations' by William Henry Leighton Russell19 April 1864
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