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Ralph L. Jeffery

 

 

Born:             3 Oct 1889, Overton, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia

Died:              1975

Field:             Mathematician

 

 

Jeffery wrote several mathematical texts, served as the President of the Canadian Mathematical Society from 1957-1961, founded the Summer Research Institute of the Canadian Mathematical Congress, and was its Director for 15 years. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1937, and received honourary degrees from Acadia, Queen’s, Dalhousie, St. Mary’s, Memorial, McMaster, and Windsor.