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Robert Carl Yates

educator

Robert Carl Yates, American educator. Served from captain to colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1954; Member Mathematics Association American (governor), National Council Teachers Mathematics Sigma Xi, Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha.

Background

Yates, Robert Carl was born on March 10, 1904 in Falls Church, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Jackson and Gertrude (Best) Yates.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1926. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1928, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

Career

Instructor Virginia Military Institute, 1924-1926, Johns Hopkins, 1926-1931. Instructor U. Maryland., 1926-1931, associate professor, 1931-1939. Associate professor Louisiana State University, 1939-1942.

Director program, supervisor instruction United States Military Academy, 1942-1954. Professor mathematics Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1954-1955. Professor, head department William and Mary College, 1955-1960, U. South Florida, since 1960.

Works

  • Author: The Trisection Problem, 1942. Curves and Their Properties, 1947. Geometrical Tools, 1949.

    Differential Equations, 1952. Analytical Geometry with Calculus, 1961. Also numerous articles.

Membership

Served from captain to colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1954. Member Mathematics Association American (governor), National Council Teachers Mathematics Sigma Xi, Kappa Alpha, Gamma Alpha.

Connections

Married Naomi Sherman, July 3, 1933.; married second, Lee DePew, April. Children: Robert Jefferson, Daniel Sherman, Melinda Susan.

father:
Robert Jackson Yates

mother:
Gertrude (Best) Yates

spouses:
Naomi Sherman

Lee DePew

children:
Robert Jefferson Yates

Daniel Sherman Yates

Melinda Susan Yates