Honorary Edinburgh Mathematical Society Member: W L Edge
W L Edge
The President, Professor A G Mackie, was in the Chair. Approximately 120 members and guests were present.
The minutes of the meeting on Friday, 3rd December 1982 were taken as read and approved.
The President referred to the Committee's nomination for Honorary Membership of Professor W L Edge, being conscious of his immense contributions to Mathematics and, in the words of the special minute of the Senatus of the University of Edinburgh on his retirement in 1975:
Following the Committee's unanimous recommendation, the President then proposed Professor Edge for Honorary Membership. This was approved with acclamation. The President then shook hands with Professor Edge and admitted him as an Honorary Member. Professor Edge signed the Honorary Members' book and, in a short speech, thanked the Society for the honour it had paid him, remarking that the present Honorary Members had in common that they were all sometime fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge.
JOC/EFR October 2016
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