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Mathematics educator

Robert Wesley Sloan, American mathematics educator. Active Alfred Village Board, 1982-1984; mayor Village of Alfred, 1984-1987. Member Mathematics Association American (chairman seaway section 1972).

Background

Sloan, Robert Wesley was born on July 18, 1924 in Rankin, Illinois, United States. Son of Roscoe Stirling and Pauline Laura (Bone) Sloan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1946; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1955.

Career

Assistant professor, U. N.H., Durham, 1955-1956; assistant professor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1956-1959; professor, State University of New York, Oswego, 1959-1965; professor, chairman, Alfred (New York) U., 1965-1986; professor emeritus, Alfred (New York) U., since 1986.

Membership

Active Alfred Village Board, 1982-1984. Mayor Village of Alfred, 1984-1987. Member Mathematics Association American (chairman seaway section 1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodworking, golf, barbershop singing.

Connections

Married Marilyn Margaret Pfingsten, December 25, 1949: children: Abigail Elizabeth Cole, Priscilla Margaret Beese.

father:
Roscoe Stirling Sloan

mother:
Pauline Laura (Bone) Sloan

spouse:
Marilyn Margaret Pfingsten

children:
Abigail Elizabeth Cole Sloan

Priscilla Margaret Beese Sloan