Person: Walter, Marion Ilse


Marion Ilse Walter was born in Berlin and escaped the Nazis on the Kindertransport to England. She emigrated to the United States in 1948 and after earning her doctorate, founded the Mathematics Department at Simmons College. She published over 40 journal articles, several children's books, and the popular book The Art of Problem Posing.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 30 July 1928, Berlin, Germany. Died 9 May 2021, Eugene, Oregon, USA.

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Origin Germany, Women

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