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Prof. T. J. Jehu

Nature volume 152, page 378 (02 October 1943) | Download Citation



PROF. THOMAS JOHN JEHU, who was born at Llanfair-Caireinion, Montgomeryshire, in 1871 andwho died at Edinburgh on July 18, will be long remembered for the striking and comprehensive series of investigations he planned and carried out, in conjunction with other members of the staff of the Geological Department of the University of Edinburgh, on the meta-morphic and igneous rocks of the Highland Border Series at Aberfoyle and on the Archasan complexes of the Outer Hebrides. His active life falls into three periods: (1) the period of preparation and of postgraduate research ; (2) the period of his tenure of the lectureship in geology at St. Andrews ; and (3) the period-from 1914 onwards-during which he oeciipied the regius chair of geology and mineralogy at Edinburgh.

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