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Mathematics educator

Wilfred Macdonald Kincaid was British mathematics educator. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Science Society Exploration, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Kincaid, Wilfred Macdonald was born on September 13, 1918 in Cornhill, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1923. Son of William Abraham and Mary Christina (Macdonald) Kincaid.

Education

Bachelor of Arts California, Berkeley, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1946.

Career

Instructor, professor mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1946-1984;professor mathematics emeritus, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Mathematics Society, Mathematics Association American, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Science Society Exploration, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mattie Fay Allen, November 27, 1952. Children: William A., W. James, David A.

father:
William Abraham Kincaid

mother:
Mary Christina (Macdonald) Kincaid

spouse:
Mattie Fay Allen

children:
William A. Kincaid

W. James Kincaid

David A. Kincaid