Ernest Preston Lane

Fellow: Awarded 1926

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-28-1886

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Lane, Ernest Preston: Appointed to make a comparative study of the methods of investigation in the field of projective differential geometry used by American and Italian geometers, in Italy; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1926.

Born November 28, 1886, at Russellville, Tennessee. Education: University of Tennessee, A.B., 1909; University of Virginia, A.M., 1913; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1918.

Professor of Mathematics, Milligan College (Tennessee), 1909–11; Professor of Mathematics, Radford (Virginia) State Normal School, 1913–14; Instructor in Mathematics, University of Tennessee, 1914–16; Fellow in Mathematics, University of Chicago, 1917–18; Instructor in Mathematics, Rice Institute, 1918–19; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 1919–23; Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Chicago, 1923—.

Publications: Articles in American Journal of Mathematics, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society.