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Mathematician

Harry James Smith, American Mathematician. Achievements include computation of largest known juggler number.

Background

Smith, Harry James was born on January 27, 1932 in Shelbyville, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph J. and Dessie A. (Fastlaben) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Dayton, 1954; Master of Science, Purdue University, 1956.

Career

Research assistant Statistical Laboratory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1954-1956; senior scientist, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Sunnyvale, California, 1956-1961; principal technical advisor, Litton Provider Reimbursement Consultants Inc., Santa Clara, California, since 1961.

Achievements

  • Achievements include computation of largest known juggler number.

Connections

Married E. Joan Dale, June 9, 1952. Children: Michael (deceased), Todd, Dana, Jeannine.

father:
Joseph J. Smith

mother:
Dessie A. (Fastlaben) Smith

spouse:
E. Joan Dale

children:
Michael Smith (deceased)

Todd Smith

Dana Smith

Jeannine Smith