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Robert Carl Yates

Robert Carl Yates, American educator. Served from captain to colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1954; Member Mathematics Association American (governor), National Council Teachers Mathematics Sigma Xi, Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha.

Background

  • Yates, Robert Carl was born on March 10, 1904 in Falls Church, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Jackson and Gertrude (Best) Yates.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1926. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

    Career

    • Instructor Virginia Military Institute, 1924-1926, Johns Hopkins, 1926-1931. Instructor U. Maryland., 1926-1931, associate professor, 1931-1939. Associate professor Louisiana State University, 1939-1942.

      Director program, supervisor instruction United States Military Academy, 1942-1954. Professor mathematics Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1954-1955. Professor, head department William and Mary College, 1955-1960, U. South Florida, since 1960.

    Works

    • Author: The Trisection Problem, 1942. Curves and Their Properties, 1947. Geometrical Tools, 1949.

      Differential Equations, 1952. Analytical Geometry with Calculus, 1961. Also numerous articles.

    Membership

    Served from captain to colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1954. Member Mathematics Association American (governor), National Council Teachers Mathematics Sigma Xi, Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Sherman, July 3, 1933.; married second, Lee DePew, April. Children: Robert Jefferson, Daniel Sherman, Melinda Susan.
    • father: Robert Jackson Yates
    • mother: Gertrude (Best) Yates
    • spouses: Naomi Sherman
    • Lee DePew
    • children: Robert Jefferson Yates
    • Daniel Sherman Yates
    • Melinda Susan Yates
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    Died December 18, 1963
    (aged 59)
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