Person: Adams (3), Doris


Louise Doris Adams was a school teacher and school inspector who did much to improve the teaching of mathematics in schools. She was enthusiastically involved with the Mathematical Association and in 1959-60 she served as its President, being only the second woman to hold this role.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 2 July 1889, Tuffley, Gloucestershire, England. Died 24 December 1965, Worthing, Sussex, England.

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Origin England, Women

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive