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Sir George Cory

    Naturevolume 135page984 (1935) | Download Citation



    SIR GEORGE CORY, who died on May 7 at seventy-two years of age, had spent forty-four years of his life in South Africa. He received his scientific training at King's College, Cambridge, where he took honours in the Natural Sciences Tripos in 1888. After holding various academic appointments in the schools of Grahamstown, which is in the Eastern Province of Cape Colony, he was appointed professor of chemistry in Rhodes University College in 1904, and occupied the chair with great distinction until his retirement with the title of professor emeritus in 1925.

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