George Arthur Weekes (b Clifton, Bristol 5 September 1869; d Cambridge 23 June 1953)[1] was a 20th-century British academic.[2]

Weekes was educated at Bristol Grammar School[3] and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He became a Fellow of Sidney Sussex in 1893; Chaplain in 1894;[4] Praelector in 1895; Tutor in 1905; Senior proctor in 1906 and Master in 1918.[5] He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1926[6] to 1928. He was appointed a Canon of Ely in 1935, and retired in 1945.[7]

References

  1. ^ Canon G. A. Weekes. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 24 June 1953; pg. 10; Issue 52656
  2. ^ Art UK
  3. ^ "Weeks, George Arthur". Who's Who. ukwhoswho.com. 1920–2016 (July 2018 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 31 July 2018. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1929–30 p1371: London: OUP, 1929
  5. ^ New Master of Sidney The Times (London, England), Friday, 14 June 1918; pg. 3; Issue 41816
  6. ^ New Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 2 June 1926; pg. 11; Issue 44287
  7. ^ "Crystal Clear: The Autobiographies of Sir Lawrence and Lady Bragg" Glazer,A.M; Thomson, P (Eds) p386: London; OUP; 2015 ISBN 9780198744306
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Academic offices Preceded byCharles Smith Master of St John's College, Cambridge 1918–1945 Succeeded byThomas Knox-Shaw Preceded byAlbert Seward Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1926–1928 Succeeded byThomas Cecil Fitzpatrick