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Sir Arthur William 
Rueker
1848 - 1915


Sir Arthur William 
Rueker
, FRS, Principal of the University of London. Source: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 RčUCKER, Sir Arthur William (1848-1915) Details: RčUCKER, Sir Arthur William, Kt 1902; MA, DSc (Oxon, Cantab., Vict., Leeds, Belfast), LLD (Glas., Edin.); FRS; born 23 October 1848; eldest son of D. H. Rncker, Errington, Clapham Park; married 1st, 1876, Marian (died 1878), daughter of J. D. Heaton, FRCP, Leeds; one daughter; 2nd, 1892, Thereza (died 1911), daughter of N. Story-Maskelyne, FRS, Basset Down, Swindon, Wilts; one son. Education: Clapham Grammar School; Brasenose College, Oxford. Junior Univ. Mathematical Scholar, Oxford, 1869; 1st class Mathematical Mods, 1869; Final School, 1870; Natural Science, 1871; Fellow Brasenose Coll. Oxford, 1871-1876; later Hon. Fellow. Work: Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Yorks College, 1874; contested (L) N. Leeds, 1885, and (LU) Pudsey Division of Yorkshire, 1886; Professor of Physics, Royal College of Science, London, 1886-1901; Principal of the University of London, 1901-1908, Fellow, 1890; Royal Medal of Royal Society, 1891; Treasurer of British Association, 1891-1898; Trustee, 1898; President of Physical Society, 1893-1895; Secretary of Royal Society, 1896-1901; President of British Association, 1901; Member of Royal Commission on Irish Universities, 1906; on the University of Belfast, 1908; of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, 1908; Board of Trade Committee on Sight Tests, 1910; Royal Commission of the 1851 Exhibition, 1911; on the Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Publications: On the Expansion of Sea Water by Heat (with Sir E. Thorpe, FRS), 1876; a series of papers on the Properties of Liquid Films (with Professor Reinold, FRS), 1880-1892; Magnetic Surveys of the British Isles for the Epochs 1886 (pub. 1890) and 1891 (pub. 1896) (with Sir E. Thorpe). Address: Everington House, near Newbury, Berks. Clubs: Athenµum. Died: 1 November 1915

Born: 23rd Oct 1848Baptised:
Died: 1st Nov 1915Buried:
Family:
Rueker

Ancestors
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1.
Sir Arthur William 
Rueker
(
Heaton
,
Story-Maskelyne
) 1848 - 1915
2.
 

Siblings



Spouses



1. Leeds, Yorkshire, England 1876
Marian 
Heaton
(
Rueker
) 1852 - 1878
2. 7th Sep 1892
Thereza Charlotte 
Story-Maskelyne
(
Rueker
) 1863 - 1911

Descendants
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a.
Marian 
Heaton
(
Rueker
) 1852 - 1878
1.
F/? 
Rueker
* post 1876
b.
Thereza Charlotte 
Story-Maskelyne
(
Rueker
) 1863 - 1911
2.
Arthur Nevil (Nevil) 
Rueker
(
Broadbent
) 1895 - post 1936
2a.
Elsie Marian 
Broadbent
(
Rueker
) * 1900
2.1.
John Nevil 
Rueker
1925 - post 1936
2.2.
Elizabeth Theresa 
Rueker
1927 - post 1936
2.3.
Ann Marian 
Rueker
1929 - post 1936
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Timeline


23rd Oct 1848Born
1876Married
Marian 
Heaton
(
Rueker
) 1852 - 1878 Leeds, Yorkshire, England
7th Sep 1892Married
Thereza Charlotte 
Story-Maskelyne
(
Rueker
) 1863 - 1911
1st Nov 1915Died
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