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Mathematics educator

John Leonard Tilley, American mathematics educator. Corporal United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Mathematics Association American (Certified Meritorious Svc. 1989).

Background

Tilley, John Leonard was born on June 4, 1928 in New York City. Son of John L. and Helene (Shick) Tilley.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1950; Master of Education, U. Florida, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Florida, 1961.

Career

Teacher mathematics, Northeast High School, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1954-1956; instructor, St. Petersburg Junior College, 1956-1958; instructor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1958-1961; assistant professor, then associate professor, Clemson (South Carolina.) College, 1961-1964; professor, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, 1964-1988; professor emeritus, Mississippi State University, since 1988. Visiting professor, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, 1989.

Membership

Corporal United States Army, 1951-1953. Member Mathematics Association American (Certified Meritorious Svc.

Connections

Married Dolores M. Cope, December 26, 1951.

father:
John L. Tilley

mother:
Helene (Shick) Tilley

spouse:
Dolores M. Cope