The

The original fund was donated by Professor Cole from money presented to him on his retirement, was augmented by contributions from members of the Society, and was later doubled by his son, Charles A Cole.

The present endowment is $4,000. The prizes are awarded at two different five-year intervals for contributions to algebra and the theory of numbers, respectively, under restrictions similar to those for the Böcher Prize.

1928 Leonard E Dickson 1931 Harry S Vandiver 1939 A Adrian Albert 1941 Claude Chevalley 1944 Oscar Zariski 1946 H B Mann 1949 Richard Brauer 1951 Paul Erdös 1954 Harish-Chandra 1956 J T Tate 1960 S Lang 1960 M A Rosenlicht 1962 K Iwasawa, B M Dwork 1965 W Feit, John G Thompson | 1967 J B Ax, S B Kochen 1970 J R Stallings, R G Swan 1972 W M Schmidt 1975 H Bass, Daniel G Quillen 1977 G Shimura 1980 M Aschbacher, M Hochster 1982 Robert P Langlands , B Mazur 1985 G Lusztig 1987 D M Goldfeld, B H Gross, D B Zagier 1990 Shigefumi Mori 1992 K Rubin, P Vojta 1995 D Harbater, M Raynaud 1997 Andrew Wiles 2000 A Suslin, A J de Jong |

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Presidents of the AMS

AMS Colloquium Lecturers

AMS Gibbs Lecturers

Bôcher Memorial Prize

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