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Edwin Ford Beckenbach

Edwin Ford Beckenbach, American mathematician, educator. member Institute for Numerical Analysis, National Bureau Standards, 1948-1950, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1951-1952; member National Science Foundation School Mathematics Study Group, 1958-1960; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Mathematics Society (member of council,; Club: Riviera Tennis.

Background

  • Beckenbach, Edwin Ford was born on July 18, 1906 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Charlie Geiger and Lucy Emma (Richardson) Beckenbach.

  • Education

    • Students of Business and the Social Sciences, 1977, Procs.

    Career

    • Assistant professor of University Mich. Writer African Edn; General Inequalities, 1978, Second, 1980, Third, 1982. Editor (with others), 1955-1982.

    Works

    • Author, editor: Construction and Applications of Conformal Maps, 1952, Modern Mathematics for the Engineer, 1st series, 1956, 2d series, 1961. Author: (with Richard Bellman) An Introduction to Inequalities, 1961, Inequalities, 1961, (with others) College Algebra, 1964, Modern Introduction Analysis, 1964, Applied Combinatorial Analysis, 1964, Essentials of College Algebra, 1965, Integrated College Algebra and Trigonometry, 1966, Modern School Mathematics, Course 1, 1967, Course 2, 1967, Algebra I, 1965, Algebra 2 and Trigonometry, 1968, Pre-Algebra, 1970, (with Robert C. James) Mathematics Dictionary, 3d edit, 1968, 4th edit., 1976, Modern College Algebra and Trigonometry, 1969, (with Robert Sorgenfrey) Analysis of Elementary Functions, 1970, Intermediate Algebra for College Students, 1971, Modern Analytic Geometry, 1972, (with C.B. Thompkins) Concepts of Communications: Interpersonal, Intrapersonal and Mathematical, 1972, (with others) College Mathematics for Students of Business and the Social Sciences, 1977, Procs. First International Conference General Inequalities, 1978, Second, 1980, Third, 1982.

      Founding editor: (with others) Pacific Journal Math, 1950-1954. Associate editor (with others), 1955-1982. Contributor (with others) articles to professional journals Guggenheim fellow, 1958-1959.

    Membership

    Member Institute for Numerical Analysis, National Bureau Standards, 1948-1950, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1951-1952. Member National Science Foundation School Mathematics Study Group, 1958-1960. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member American Mathematics Society (member of council. Club: Riviera Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Madelene Shelby Simons, August 30, 1933 (divorced June 1960).; married Alice Curtiss Tucker, June 24, 1960. Children: Edwin Simons, Madelene Lenann (Mistress.
    • father: Charlie Geiger Beckenbach
    • mother: Lucy Emma (Richardson) Beckenbach
    • spouses: Madelene Shelby Simons
    • Alice Curtiss Tucker
    • children: Edwin Simons Beckenbach
    • Madelene Lenann (Mrs Beckenbach
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    Born July 18, 1906
    Died September 5, 1982
    (aged 76)
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