James Henry Michael 1920–2001
M. K. Murray and D. Parrott
Historical Records of Australian Science
25(1) 84 - 91
Published: 05 May 2014
Professor James Henry ('Jim') Michael 1920–2001 was elected to the Australian Academy of Science in 1973. Born in Port Augusta, Jim saw active service during the Second World War. Returning to Adelaide, he completed a PhD in pure mathematics and began a distinguished career as an international expert in mathematical analysis. As well as being a mathematician, Jim was a keen golfer and shooter. Jim is remembered as a quiet, gentle man of few words but great integrity. A devoted family man, he is survived by his wife Pat, his daughter Mary Jane, his son Philip and his two grandchildren Ian and Tim Michael.
Full text doi:10.1071/HR14001
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