Person: Mcdaniel, Reuben R.


Reuben R McDaniel was the fifth African American to be awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics. He served most of his career at Virginia State College (now Virginia State University), as head of mathematics, then as Director of the School of Arts and Sciences.

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Born 27 July 1902, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Died 19 January 1975, Richmond, Virginia, 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