Person: Certaine, Jeremiah


Jeremiah Certaine was an African American mathematician who was awarded a Ph.D. by Harvard University for a thesis on algebra in 1945. He taught at Howard University for a few years but for most of his career he was an applied mathematician for Nuclear Development Associates and the United Nuclear Corporation.

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Born 6 June 1920, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Died 30 July 1993, Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, USA.

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African American, Origin Usa

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