Person: Ford, Lester Randolph


Lester Ford was an American mathematician who lectured for several years in Edinburgh before moving back to the USA. He wrote some important text-books and is best known for his contributions to the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Monthly.

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Born 25 October 1886, Rich Hill, Bates, Missouri, USA. Died 11 November 1967, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

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