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educator , mathematician , software engineer

Harlan Duncan Mills, American software engineer, mathematician, educator. Honorary fellow Wesleyan University, 1968, International Business Machines Corporation fellow International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1964-1987.


Mills, Harlan Duncan was born on March 14, 1919 in Liberty Center, Iowa, United States. Son of Oral Harlan and Joy Gladys (Duncan) Mills.


Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1948. Master of Science, Iowa State University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1952.


President Mathematica, Princeton, New Jersey, 1959-1963. Fellow Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1965-1973. Professor University Maryland, College Park, 1973-1987, University Florida, Gainesville, 1987-1988, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, from 1988.

President Software Engineering Technology, Vero Beach, Florida, from 1987.


Lieutenant general United States Army, 1986-1990. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member American Mathematics Society, American Statistical Society, American Computing Machinery, Data Processing Management Association (Man of Year award 1986).


Married Luella Christine Sprecher, June 21, 1940.

Oral Harlan Mills

Joy Gladys (Duncan) Mills

Luella Christine Sprecher