Person: Wales, Muriel Kennett


Muriel Wales was born in Northern Ireland but lived in Canada from the age of one. In 1941 she was awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Toronto. She worked at the Montreal Laboratory of the National Research Council of Canada but from 1950 worked as a claims agent for her step-father's shipping company.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 9 June 1913, Belfast, Ireland. Died 8 August 2009, Vancouver, Canada.

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Origin Ireland, Women

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