J. C. C. McKinsey

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-30-1908

Died: 10-26-1953

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

McKINSEY, JOHN CHARLES CHENOWETH.  Appointed for studies in the field of mathematical logic; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1942.

Born April 30, 1908, Clinton County, Indiana.  Education:  New York University, B.S., 1933, M.S., 1934 (University Fellow, 1933–34; Blumenthal Research Fellow, 1936–37). University of California, Ph.D., 1936 (University Fellow, 1934–36).

Instructor in Mathematics, 1937–42, Assistant Professor, 1942—, New York University.

Publications:  Articles in Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Philosophical Review, American Journal of Mathematics, Duke Mathematical Journal, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Mind, Journal of the Philosophy of Science, Journal of Symbolic Logic.