Orrin Frink Jr.
|Died||March 4, 1988 (aged 86)|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Known for||Frink ideal |
Frink's Ratio Test
|Institutions||Pennsylvania State University|
Frink earned a doctorate from Columbia University in 1926 or 1927 and worked on the faculty of Pennsylvania State University for 41 years, 11 of them as department chair. His time at Penn State was interrupted by service as assistant chief engineer at the Special Projects Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base during World War II, and by two Fulbright fellowships to Dublin, Ireland in the 1960s.
- Frink, Orrin (1954). "Ideals in partially ordered sets". American Mathematical Monthly. 61 (4): 223–234. doi:10.2307/2306387. JSTOR 2306387. MR 0061575.
- Frink, Orrin (July 1933). "Jordan measure and Riemann integration". The Annals of Mathematics. 2. 34 (3): 518–526. doi:10.2307/1968175. ISSN 0003-486X. JSTOR 1968175.
- Frink, Orrin (1926), "A proof of Petersen's theorem", Annals of Mathematics, Second Series, 27 (4): 491–493, doi:10.2307/1967699, ISSN 0003-486X, JSTOR 1967699
- "Orrin Frink, Mathematician, 86", New York Times, March 17, 1988.
- Orrin Frink at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Green, Judy; LaDuke, Jeanne (April 17, 2009), Supplementary Material For Pioneering Women In American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD's (PDF), American Mathematical Society
- Russell, Jenna (January 28, 2008), "Golf club says abutter's driveway has a bad lie: Maine planning board mulls resident's legacy vs. legality", Boston Globe.
- Who Was Who in America: with World Notables (ISBN 0837902177), by Marquis Who's Who, Inc., Volume 9, 1989.