First name(s)
Ernest Justus
Surname
Schwartz
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *4
  • Demonstrator of Botany 1897 - 1935
  • Lecturer Kings College 1897-1935 Mycologist
  • Lecturer in Botany appointed 1919

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *3
  • Cambridge ST CATHARINE'S. May 3, 1888
  •  1st class Honours in Botany at King's College London, 1900
Qualifications Ref: *5

MA Cantab 1891; BSc London 1900; DSc 1914; FLS 1906;

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *5

Lecturer in mathematics at Carlyn College, Chancery Lane, London

Professional activities

Fellow of Linnaen Society 1906;

Publications Ref: *6
  • FRS 1850 studied colouring matters of vegetable substances especially Rubia tinctorium 1846-55
  • Nature v 67 1903 275;
  • A NEW PARASITIC DISEASE OF THE JUNCACEAEPRELIMINARY NOTICE - Annals of Botany, Oxford Journals> Science & Mathematics > Annals of Botany > Volume os-24, Issue 1 >Pp.236
  • ref http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/content/os-24/1/236.1.extract#;
  • Parasitic Root Diseases of the Juncaceae by E. J. Schwartz, M.A. B.Sc F.L.S. (1910)
  • ref: http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/content/os-24/3/511.extract;
  • Published an article In: Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 13. 1936. (Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem);

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *1
11th November 1870
Place of birth Ref: *1
Highbury
Date of death Ref: *2
1939
Place of death Ref: *2
Sevenoaks, Kent
Obituary

Adm. pens. at ST CATHARINE'S. May 3, 1888. S. of John. B. at Highbury, Middlesex. Matric. Michs. 1888; B.A. 1891; M.A. 1895. Died December 19, 1939; at \u2018Uplands, \u2019 The Vine, Sevenoaks; buried at Highgate. (The Times, December 21,

Family details Ref: *7

Son of John Schwartz, a sugar refiner, and Mary; had 4 siblings and was unmarried

Notes Refs: *2 *8

  • SCHWARTZ (Ernest Justus; 1870-1939) was born at Woodford, Essex, and graduated first in mathematics at King's College, London, and then from St Catherine's College, Cambridge. He became lecturer in mathematics at Carlyn College, Chancery Lane, London, and in 1900 gained first class honours in botany from King's College (DSc, 1914) where he joined the College staff and was appointed lecturer in 1919. He specialized in the Plasmodiophorales (see Ann. Bot. and with W. R. I. Cooke detailed the life history of Plasmodiophora brassicae (Phil. Trans. B 218: 283-314, 1930). Proc. LS 1939-40; 374-5; D: 546.
  • Will - Effects of 6238 3s 8d left to William Henry Black, no occupation

* References

  1. 1871 England census
  2. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
  3. Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900
  4. Kings College Calender 1939-1949
  5. http://books.google.co.uk/books?
  6. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org; http://www.tropicos.org/Name/50002982
  7. 1901 England census
  8. ref http://www.davidmoore.org.uk/Assets/Printed_documents/my_reprints/1996_WebsterMoore_Ainsworths-Brief-Biographies-British-Mycologists.pdf
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