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Miller, William John Clarke (1832–1903), mathematician and medical administrator

Janet Delve

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Miller, William John Clarke (1832–1903), mathematician and medical administrator, was born on 31 August 1832 at Beer, south Devon, the son of Reuben Miller, a dissenting minister, and his wife, Ann. During his childhood he was educated at the village school, where he is said to have developed a love of books and of nature. His dissenting parents would not allow him to be educated at a conforming establishment, and at the age of fifteen, in August 1847, he entered the newly created ...

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Subjects: Mathematics ; Medicine and Health

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