Lester Randolph Ford

1886 - 1967

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Lester Ford was an American mathematician who lectured for several years in Edinburgh before moving back to the USA. He wrote some important text-books and is best known for his contributions to the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Monthly.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (3 books/articles)

A Poster of Lester R Ford

Mathematicians born in the same country

Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Papers in the Proceedings and Notes of the EMS
  2. L R Ford - Differential Equations
  3. L R Ford - Automorphic Functions
  4. Ford - Mathematics for Field Artillery
  5. L R Ford: Monthly Editor


Other Web sites
  1. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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