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date: 18 September 2020

Mercer, Jameslocked

(1883–1932)
  • G. H. Hardy
  • , revised by John Bosnell

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Mercer, James (1883–1932), mathematician, was born at Bootle, Liverpool, on 15 January 1883, the son of Thomas Mercer, an accountant, and his wife, Sarah Alice Mercer. He was educated at University College, Liverpool, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he obtained a scholarship in 1902. He was bracketed senior wrangler with ...

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