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science educator , educator emeritus

Willard Earl Lawrence, Mathematics, statistics and computer science educator emeritus. Decorated Bronze Star medal.; National Science Foundation faculty fellow, 1961-1962. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Mathematics Association American, Wisconsin Geological Society.

Background

Lawrence, Willard Earl was born on April 8, 1917 in Chassell, Michigan, United States. Son of William and Ruth Marie (Messner) Lawrence.

Education

Student, Ripon College, 1949. Bachelor of Science, Marquette University, 1951. Master of Science, Marquette University, 1953.

Postgraduate, University Wyoming, 1959. Postgraduate, Iowa State University, 1961. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1962.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1964.

Career

Professor mathematics and statistics, Marquette U., Milwaukee, 1953-1987; professor emeritus mathematics, statistics and computer science, Marquette U., since 1987; department chairman, Marquette U., 1973-1979; statistical consultant.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to the Theory of Probability, 1967, Probability: An Introductory Course, 1970.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Mathematics Association American, Wisconsin Geological Society.

Connections

Married Lorayne Adalayde Williams, June 12, 1943. Children– Victoria (Mistress Joseph C. Barton), Barbara (Mistress Timothy F. Columbia), Joan (Mistress James A. Wilger), Willard, Mark.

father:
William Lawrence

mother:
Ruth Marie (Messner) Lawrence

spouse:
Lorayne Adalayde Williams

children:
Joan Lawrence (Mistress James A. Wilger)

Willard Lawrence

Barbara Lawrence (Mistress Timothy F. Columbia)

Victoria Lawrence (Mistress Joseph C. Barton)

Mark Lawrence