25 March 1898|
|Died||8 July 1990(aged 92)|
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Doctoral advisor||George D. Birkhoff|
|Doctoral students||R. Creighton Buck
Ralph P. Boas, Jr.
Solomon W. Golomb
Donald J. Newman
He was a co-founder of the Duke Mathematical Journal and the author of the textbook Advanced Calculus. He wrote also The Laplace transform (in which he gave a first solution to Landau's problem on the Dirichlet eta function), An introduction to transform theory, and The convolution transform (co-author with I. I. Hirschman).
- A Century of Mathematics in America by Peter L. Duren and Richard Askey, American Mathematical Society, 1988, ISBN 0-8218-0130-9.
- A History of the Second Fifty Years, American Mathematical Society 1939-1988 By Everett Pitcher, American Mathematical Society, 1988, ISBN 0-8218-0125-2.
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