Mr. F. W. Dootson

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MR. FREDERICK WILLIAM DOOTSON, who died in Cambridge on Dec. 12, 1929, after a very short illness, was born in Manchester on Aug. 10, 1863. His long connexion with the University Chemical Laboratory at Cambridge dates from 1891, when he entered the University as an undergraduate at Fitzwilliam Hall. After graduating in the Natural Sciences Tripos, he attached himself to Trinity Hall, and for many years was a successful private tutor. He was also engaged in the teaching work of the Chemical Department, first as demonstrator and in later years as a University lecturer.

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