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us: Kennedy, E. S. (Edward Stewart), 1912-2009



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    • us: Kennedy, Edward Stewart, 1912-2009
    • us: Kinīdī, I. S. (Idwārd S.), 1912-2009
    • us: Kinīdī, Idwārd, 1912-2009
    • us: Kennedy, Edward S. (Edward Stewart), 1912-2009
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    • found: Papers in mathematics, 1941.
    • found: The Life & work of Ibn al-Shāṭir ... 1976: t.p. (E.S. Kennedy) add. t.p., etc. (al-Ustādh al-Duktūr I.S. Kinīdī; Idwārd Kinīdī)
    • found: Astronomy and astrology in the medieval Islamic world, 1998: CIP t.p. (Edward S. Kennedy)
    • found: Commission on History of Science & Technology in Islamic Societies, April 18, 2014 Awards/Retired/Obits>Obituaries (Edward Stewart Kennedy born 3 January 1912; died 4 May 2009 in Doylestown, Pa.; Edward S. Kennedy was born in Mexico in 1912, his parents subsequently moved to Easton, Pennsylvania; He graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton in 1932 and accepted an appointment to teach at Alborz College, outside Tehran, Iran, run by the American Presbyterian Mission. Fluent in both spoken and written Farsi, before leaving Iran he co-authored the first Farsi translation of the Boy Scout Handbook. He recieved a PhD in mathematics from Lehigh University (1939); joined the University of Alabama as an Assistant Professor, during which time he began to pursue what would become a life-long interest in medieval Persian and Arabic mathematics and astronomy. In 1946 Kennedy accepted a professorship at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, where he worked for 35 years, etc.) {http://www.ub.edu/islamsci/}
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