William Edward Story

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William Edward Story
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Born (1850-04-29)April 29, 1850
Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 10, 1930(1930-04-10) (aged 79)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Fields Mathematics
Institutions Clark University
Alma mater University of Leipzig
Doctoral advisor Carl Neumann
Wilhelm Scheibner
Doctoral students Linnaeus Dowling
Solomon Lefschetz
Henry Taber

William Edward Story (April 29, 1850 – April 10, 1930) was an American mathematician. Teachers included Felix Klein and Carl Gottfried Neumann.


  • Cooke, Roger and Rickey, V. Frederick: W.E. Story of Hopkins and Clark. in Duren, Peter et al. (ed.): A Century of Mathematics in America. Part III. American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, 1989, pp. 29–76, ISBN 0-8218-0130-9

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