Andrew C. Berry

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Andrew Campbell Berry (born November 23, 1906 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States, died January 13, 1998 in Appleton, Wisconsin) was an American mathematician.[1] The Berry–Esseen theorem is named after him. For his 1944 deployment after the Battle of Guadalcanal he received in 1946 the Medal of Freedom.

He graduated from Harvard University and later teach at Columbia University and Lawrence University.


  1. ^ The Lawrentian, [Friday, September 19, 1941](, Page 2: "Barrows Names Eight People to Faculty Staff"

    A new associate professor and three new instructors will be teaching as Lawrence starts its ninety-fifth session. Succeeding Professor John C. Lymer, who retired in June following 37 years of service in the Observatory, will be Andrew C. Berry, formerly assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Columbia university. He has been appointed associate professor of Mathematics. Dr. Berry, a native of Somerville, Massachusetts, spent eight consecutive years at Harvard university, receiving the A.B. degree in 1925; the A.M. degree in 1926; and the Ph.D. degree in 1929. During this time, he was the recipient of several scholarships and the Wistcr Prize in Mathematics and Music. A National Research Fellowship made it possible for him to continue his investigations of mathematical theories for two years at Brown and Princeton universities. He has been on the facutly at Columbia since 1931, the past six years as assistant professor.

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