William Marvin Whyburn, American educator. Member American Mathematics Society (council 1939-1943), Mathematics Association America (1st vice president 1944-1945), American Association for the Advancement of Science (member section A committee 1939-1941), Philosophical Society of Texas, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Teacher in public schools, Denton County, Texas, 1918-1920. Instructor mathematics, South Park Junior College, Beaumont, Texas, 1923-1924. Assistant professor mathematics, Texas Agricultural and Mech.
College, 1924-1925; associate professor mathematics, Texas Technological College, 1925-1926. National Research.
- Author: (with P. H. Daus and J.M. Gleason) Basic Mathematics for War and Industry, 1944. (with P. H. Daus) First Year College Mathematics with Applications, 1948, Algebra for College Students, 1955, Introduction to Mathematical Analysis, 1958, Algebra with Applications to Business and Economics, 1960. Contributor articles to mathematics journals.
Born November 12, 1901