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date: 06 December 2019

Maddison, Isabellocked

(13 April 1869–22 October 1950)
  • James J. Tattersall
  •  and Shawnee L. McMurran

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Maddison, Isabel (13 April 1869–22 October 1950), mathematician and administrator, was born in Cumberland, England, the daughter of John Maddison, a civil servant, and Mary Anderson. Maddison studied for four years at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire in Cardiff under Principal Viriamu Jones and Professor H. W. Lloyd Tanner. In 1889 she matriculated at Girton College, Cambridge, with a scholarship from the Clothworkers’ Guild....

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