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Charles Chree

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Charles Cree F.R.S., Sc.D. of Cambridge, Hon. LL.D (Aberdeen).

1860 Born in Lintrathen, Forfarshire

1879 Graduated M.A. Aberdeen.

1883 Cambridge - sixth wrangler, gaining also first-class honours in the final parts of the Mathematical and Natural Science Triposes.

1885 Fellow of King's College, Cambridge,

1893 Superintendent of Kew Observatory

c.1902 Started work in geophysics, especially terrestrial magnetism and atmospheric electricity.

1908-10 President of Physical Society of London

President of Royal Meteorological Society.

President of the Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity section, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

Awarded Watt Medal of Institution of Civil Engineers, and Hughes Medal of Royal Society.

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