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Sir John Arthur Thomson
Birth: Jul. 8, 1861
Death: Feb. 12, 1933

Biologist, Science Writer. From early in his career his scientific interests centered on the animals, plants, chemistry and geology of his native Scotland, but he came to specialize in the study of stinging anemones and jellyfish. In 1899 he was appointed regius professor of natural history at the University of Aberdeen, a post he held until his retirement in 1930. He also lectured at the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh. He became well known for his attempts to reconcile science and religion; outlining his views when he delivered the Gifford Lectures at the University of St. Andrews in 1915 and 1916. He went on a successful lecture tour of the United States in 1924, but is best remembered today for his many popular books on science and its relationship with religion, including "What is Man?", 1923, "Science and Religion", 1925 and "Modern Science", 1929. He was knighted in 1930. (bio by: js) 
 
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St Peter Churchyard
Limpsfield
Tandridge District
Surrey, England
Plot: Churchyard.
 
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Record added: Aug 18, 2009
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 9, 2014
Rest in Peace, John Arthur. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Mar. 9, 2013

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 Added: Aug. 21, 2009
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