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Abraham Wald

Abraham Wald, Romanian educator. Fellow Institute Mathematics Statistics (president 1948), Econometric Society, American Statistical Association (Vice-President 1948); member American Mathematics Society.

Background

  • Wald, Abraham was born on October 31, 1902 in Cluj, Romania. Son of Melchior and Dora (Glasner) Wald.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1931.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1943. Research fellow Columbia, 1938-1939, lecturer, 1939-1942, professor mathematics statistics, since 1942.

    Works

    • Author: Sequential Analysis, 1947.

    Membership

    Fellow Institute Mathematics Statistics (president 1948), Econometric Society, American Statistical Association (Vice-President 1948). Member American Mathematics Society.

    Connections

    • Married Lucille Lang, October 31, 1941. Children: Betty, Robert.
    • father: Melchior Wald
    • mother: Dora (Glasner) Wald
    • spouse: Lucille Lang
    • children: Betty Wald
    • Robert Wald
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    Born October 31, 1902
    Died December 13, 1950
    (aged 48)
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