Person: Costley, Charles


Charles Gladstone Costley was an African American mathematician who was encouraged by Lee Lorch at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. He was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of Illinois, served at McGill University in Montreal and published an excellent series of papers on integral eqations.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 27 May 1928, Kingston, Jamaica. Died 18 March 1997, Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, USA.

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African American, Origin Jamaica

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