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Allen Thornton Craig

educator

Allen Thornton Craig, American educator. Served as; Served to lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1942-1946.; Member American Math Society, Math Association American; Fellow Institute Mathematics Statistics (secretary-treasurer 1935-1938, vice president 1939-1941).; Member editorial board Annals of Mathematics Statistics, 1938-1950.

Background

Craig, Allen Thornton was born on August 5, 1904 in Marion, Alabama, United States. Son of Edgar Montgomery and Vivia (Roark) Craig.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Florida, 1927, A.M., 1928. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1931.

Career

Instructor mathematics U. Florida, 1929-1930. Associate in mathematics U. Iowa, 1931-1933, assistant professor, 1933-1938, associate professor, 1938-1945, professor mathematics 1945-1970.

Works

  • Author (with R. V. Hogg): Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, 1959, 3d edit., 1970.

Membership

Served as; Served to lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member American Math Society, Math Association American. Fellow Institute Mathematics Statistics (secretary-treasurer 1935-1938, vice president 1939-1941).

.; Member editorial board Annals of Mathematics Statistics, 1938-1950.

Connections

father:
Edgar Montgomery Craig

mother:
Vivia (Roark) Craig