Marshall H. Stone

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-08-1903

Died: 01-08-1989

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

STONE, MARSHALL HARVEY:  Appointed for research in mathematics, in particular in the field of the theory of linear representation in abstract space; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1936.

Born April 8, 1903, in New York City.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1922, A.M., 1924, Ph.D., 1926 (Sheldon Travelling Fellow, 1924–25).

Instructor in Mathematics, 1922–23, 1927–28, Assistant Professor, 1928–31, Associate Professor, 1933—, Harvard University; Instructor in Mathematics, 1925–27, Columbia University; Associate Professor of Mathematics, 1931–33, Yale University; Acting Associate Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University, Summer, 1933; Instructor in Mathematics, 1927–28, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 1928–31, Radcliffe College.

Publications:  Linear Transformations in Hilbert Space and Their Applications to Analysis, 1932.  Articles in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, Annals of Mathematics, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, American Journal of Mathematics, Mathematische Zeitschrift, Comptes rendus de la Société Mathematique de France, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Acta Mathematica, Fundamenta Mathematicae.


National Academy of Sciences , 1938