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DAWSON, John

Forenames: John

Last name: DAWSON

Titles and Honours:

Date of death: 1820-09-19

Date of Election: 1791-12-02

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries:

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes

Publications:

Place of Residence: Sedbergh

Notes:

Corresponding Member.
Surgeon & Mathematician

Asst. to surgeon, where he gained sufficient knowledge to establish himself as a doctor in Sedbergh (without any regular license)

Studied maths extensively & gained reputation as a great teacher.

Also investigated metaphysics & theology

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