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date: 15 July 2020

Kermack, William Ogilvylocked

(1898–1970)
  • T. H. Pennington

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Kermack, William Ogilvy (1898–1970), biochemist and mathematical epidemiologist, was born on 26 April 1898 at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, the only son of William Kermack, postman, and his wife, Helen, née Ogilvy (d. 1904). After his mother's death he was mainly brought up by his father's sister. At five he was sent to a local school, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society