Person: Glover, Israel Everett


Israel Everett Glover was the first African American to be awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics by Oklahoma State University. He was appointed as Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, Florida where he presided at the General Session of the five hundred and ninety-fourth meeting of the American Mathematical Society.

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Born 13 February 1913, Oxford, North Carolina, USA. Died 12 March 1975, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

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