David Vernon Widder

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-25-1898

Died: 07-08-1990

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

WIDDER, DAVID VERNON:  Appointed for a study of the application of the general theory of function space to the theory of Laplace integrals; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1935.

Born March 25, 1898, at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1920, M.A., 1923, Ph.D., 1924 (Sheldon Travelling Fellow, 1920–21); University of Paris, 1920–21; University of Chicago and Rice Institute, 1926–27. National Research Council Fellow, 1926–27.

Associate in Mathematics, 1924–26, Associate Professor, 1927–30, Professor, 1930–31, Bryn Mawr College; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 1931–32, Associate Professor, 1932—, Harvard University and Radcliffe College.

Publications: Articles in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, American Journal of Mathematics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Comptes Rendus, Journal of the London Mathematical Society.