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us: Kelley, John L.


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  • Variants

    • us: Kelli, Dzhon L.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1916-12-06
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1999-11-26
    • Death Place

        (naf) Oakland (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Berkeley (Calif.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Kansas
        • Affiliation Start: 1952
        • Affiliation End: 1953
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Tulane University
        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Affiliation End: 1952
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Chicago
        • Affiliation Start: 1945
        • Affiliation End: 1947
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1942
        • Affiliation End: 1945
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Notre Dame
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Virginia
        • Affiliation End: 1940
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Los Angeles
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Mathematics
          (lcsh) Topology
            (lcsh) Axiomatic set theory
              (lcsh) Mathematics--Study and teaching
            • Occupation

                (lcsh) College teachers
                  (lcsh) Mathematicians
                    (lcsh) Mathematics teachers
                • Sources

                  • found: His General topology, 1955.
                  • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1916; A.B., M.A., Ph.D.)
                  • found: University of California, Berkeley website, 4 Aug. 2016: News release dated 12/01/99 (John L. Kelley, emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, died on Nov. 26 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland of complications resulting from surgery; Kelley was born in Kansas on Dec. 6, 1916. After earning AB and MA degrees at UCLA, he obtained his PhD at the University of Virginia in 1940; began his professorial work in 1940 at the University of Notre Dame; 1942-45, he worked at Aberdeen Proving Grounds; 1945 to 1947 at the University of Chicago; arrived at UC Berkeley in 1947; one of 29 tenured UC Berkeley faculty members fired by the university in 1950 for refusing to sign a loyalty oath; visiting associate professor at Tulane University from 1950 to 1952 and at the University of Kansas from 1952 to 1953; returned to UC Berkeley after the oath was declared unconstitutional; played a major role in reforming both the undergraduate and graduate mathematics curricula. He retired in 1985.) {http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/99legacy/12-01-1999a.html}
                • Change Notes

                  • 1980-10-20: new
                  • 2016-08-16: revised
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