Dr Arthur Crichton Mitchell FRSE (1864-1952) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist.
He was born in Leith on 1 July 1864.
He studied at the University of Edinburgh and graduated with a BSc. In 1888 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His proposers were Peter Guthrie Tait, Alexander Crum Brown, George Chrystal, and Sir Thomas Clark. He was elected a Fellow of the Scottish Meteorological Society in 1891.
From 1916 to 1926 he was Curator for the Royal Society of Edinburgh and from 1926 to 1929 served as the Society's Vice President under Sir Alfred Ewing as President. He received the Society's Keith Prize for the period 1931-33. He received honorary doctorates from both the University of Edinburgh and Geneva.
He died in Edinburgh on 15 April 1952.
His sister married the mathematician John Watt Butters.
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