Person: Mackinnon, Annie Fitch


Annie MacKinnon was the third woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics from an American university. She was a postdoctoral student at Göttingen with Felix Klein, then a Professor of Mathematics at Wells College, New York. She gave up her career when she married Edward Fitch.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 1 June 1868, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. Died 12 September 1940, Kirkland, Oneida County, New York, USA.

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Origin Canada, Women

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