Errol White

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Errol Ivor White CBE FRS[1] FLS FGS (30 June 1901 – 11 January 1985) was a British geologist. He was President of the Ray Society from 1956 to 1959 and President of the Linnean Society of London from 1964 to 1967.

He was educated at Highgate School and King's College London (Tennant Prizeman).[2]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1956.[1] He was awarded the Murchison Medal in 1962 and the Linnean Gold Medal in 1970.


  1. ^ a b Stubblefield, J. (1985). "Errol Ivor White. 30 June 1901-11 January 1985". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 31: 634–626. JSTOR 769939. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1985.0022. 
  2. ^ ‘WHITE, Errol Ivor’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2016