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Abraham Wald

educator

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