in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Religion and Education. 752 words.
Smith, Thomas (1817–1906), missionary and mathematician, was born at Symington manse, Lanarkshire, on 8 July 1817, the eighth of ten children of the minister John Smith (d. 1834) and his...