Thom's Irish Who's Who/Purser, Louis Claude
PURSER, Louis Claude, Litt.D., M.R.I.A.; Hon. LL.D. (Glasgow) 1914; Senior Fellow from 1914 and Bursar of Trinity College, Dublin, from 1917. Educ.: Midleton College, Co. Cork; Portora Royal School, Enniskillen; Trinity College, Dublin. Classical Scholar, 1873; First Classical Moderator, 1875; Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, 1881; Tutor 1881-98; Professor of Latin 1898-1904; Junior Bursar 1904; Secretary of the Council of the Royal Irish Academy, 1902-7 and 1908-14; Vice-President, National Literary Society; one of the Commissioners of Education in Ireland; Vice-President of the Royal Irish Academy, 1916. Pubns.: (with Professor Tyrrell) an edition of Cicero's Correspondence in 7 vols.; Text of Cicero's Epistles in the new series of Oxford Texts; an edition of the Cupid and Psyche of Apuleius: several articles in the 3rd edition of Smith's Dictionary of Antiquities; also articles in Hermathena, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, etc. Recns.: cycling. Youngest son of late Benjamin Purser, of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford: b. 1854. Address: 35 Trinity College, Dublin. University Club, Dublin.