William Henry Bateson

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William Henry Bateson (1812, Liverpool, Lancashire – 1881 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire) was a British scholar and, from 1857 until 1881, Master of St John's College, Cambridge. In 1858 Bateson held the position of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He was the father of the geneticist William Bateson[1] and Margaret Bateson, and the grandfather of cyberneticist Gregory Bateson.

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  1. ^ "Bateson, William Henry (BT829WH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Ralph Tatham
Master of St John's College, Cambridge
1857–1881
Succeeded by
Charles Taylor
Preceded by
Henry Philpott
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
1858–1859
Succeeded by
Latimer Neville