in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Probability and Statistics. 409 words.
Mason, William Shaw (1774–1853), statistician and bibliographer, was born in Dublin, the son of Henry Mason, described as (publicanusBurtchaell & Sadleir, Alum. Dubl.). He was educated,...