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date: 09 August 2020

Aitken, Alexander Craiglocked

(1895–1967)
  • J. M. Whittaker
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Aitken, Alexander Craig (1895–1967), mathematician, was born at Dunedin, New Zealand, on 1 April 1895, the eldest of the seven children of William Aitken and his wife, Elizabeth Towers. His grandfather Alexander Aitken had emigrated from Lanarkshire to Otago in 1868 and farmed in the neighbourhood of ...

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