Gray, Joseph Alexander

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Gray, Joseph Alexander

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Joseph Alexander Gray was born in 1884 in Melbourne, Australia. In 1907 he graduated from Melbourne University with a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics. With the help of a scholarship Gray studied for three years, from 1909 to 1912, under Ernest Rutherford at Manchester, England. He received both his M.Sc. and D.Sc. from Manchester University. In 1913 Gray became a lecturer at McGill University in Montreal. During World War I Gray obtained leave and joined the Canadian artillery. Shortly after the war, in 1919, he married in London and returned to McGill. In 1924 Gray took the post of Chown Research Professor at Queen's University, where he remained until his retirement in 1952. Gray died in 1966.


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