Sir Douglas Galton, K.C.B., F.R.S

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SIR DOUGLAS GALTON, whose death we regret to have to record, was for many years one of the best-known men not only in scientific circles but also in many walks of life. He was born in 1822, educated at Rugby, and entered the Royal Military Academy at the age of fifteen; here he had a most distinguished career, and obtained his commission in the Royal Engineers in 1840, taking a first prize in every subject of the examination.

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C., W. Sir Douglas Galton, K.C.B., F.R.S. Nature 59, 512–513 (1899) doi:10.1038/059512a0

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