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Mathematician , university professor

Leon Ehrenpreis was a mathematician at Temple University who proved the Malgrange–Ehrenpreis theorem, the fundamental theorem about differential operators with constant coefficients.

Background

Ehrenpreis, Leon was born on May 22, 1930 in Brooklyn. Son of William and Ethel Ehrenpreis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, New York City, 1950. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York City, 1953.

Career

Ehrenpreis was one of Claude Chevalley's students at Columbia University. Ehrenpreis was also a Rabbi, having received his ordination from the renowned Rabbi Moshe Feinstein. He was the author of a work on the Chumash and other religious topics, currently in manuscript.

Ehrenpreis ran the New York City Marathon every year from its inception until 2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano.

Connections

Married Ahava Rivka Sperka, January 28, 1973. Children: Ann, Naomi, Nachamo, Raphael, Akiva, Beth, Saadya, Yvette.

father:
William Ehrenpreis

mother:
Ethel Ehrenpreis

spouse:
Ahava Rivka Sperka

child:
Ann Ehrenpreis

child:
Naomi Ehrenpreis

child:
Nachamo Ehrenpreis

child:
Raphael Ehrenpreis

child:
Akiva Ehrenpreis

child:
Beth Ehrenpreis

child:
Saadya Ehrenpreis

child:
Yvette Ehrenpreis