28 August 1916 (aged 78)|
|Institutions||University of Oxford|
|Alma mater||St John's College, Oxford|
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|Known for||Mathematics of the rate of chemical change|
Esson attended St John's College, Oxford, and then became a Fellow of Merton College. In 1892, he became the Savilian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford, based at New College. He worked on problems in chemistry with Augustus George Vernon Harcourt.
- Obituary notice, Fellow: Esson, William, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 77, p.299, 1917MNRAS..77..299., The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
- GRO Register of Deaths: Deaths SEP 1916 2c 348 ABINGDON — Willian Esson, aged 78
- Obituary, Royal Society of Chemistry
- Hinchcliffe, Tanis (1992). North Oxford. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. p. 220. ISBN 0-14-071045-0.
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