Sir Clifford Charles Butler. 20 May 1922 – 30 June 1999

  title={Sir Clifford Charles Butler. 20 May 1922 – 30 June 1999},
  author={I. Butterworth},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={39 - 54}
  • I. Butterworth
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Computer Science
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Clifford Butler was born in Earley, Reading, on 20 May 1922 to Charles and Olive Butler. An only child, he went to Reading School in 1932, having won a Berkshire County Council Educational Scholarship worth £15 per year. In addition to his academic work he was active in the Scouts and was a House Prefect (East House). Leaving school he went to Reading University to take physics, as did Kathleen Collins, whom he was to marry in 1947. Graduating in 1942 with a first–class BSc (Special) he stayed… Expand


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  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1954
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