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Aubrey John Kempner

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Birthplace: London, London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States
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Son of Nathan Michael Kempner and Sophia Clutterbuck Allberey
Brother of Frederick Michael Kempner; Sidney Charles Kempner and Elsa Kempner

Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Aubrey John Kempner

Birth: Sep. 22, 1880 Greater London, England Death: Nov., 1973 Boulder Boulder County Colorado, USA

Mathematician. PhD, University of Gottingen, 1912 (Thesis: Uber das Waringsche Problem und einige Verallgemienerungen). University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Mathematics from 1911 to 1949; chairman from 1944 to 1949. Kempner taught at Pamona College in 1950, then taught occassionally at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the National Bureau of Standards in Boulder, and at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Kempner's major work was in number theory and algebra-with emphasis on the theory of polynomial equations. The Kempner Colloquium, an on-going series of regularly scheduled mathematics discussions sponsored by the University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Mathematics is named in Professor Kempner's honor and he held the inaugural talk in 1963. Author of Paradoxes and Common 1959).


Burial: Mountain View Memorial Park Boulder Boulder County Colorado, USA

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Aubrey John Kempner's Timeline

1880
September 22, 1880
London, London, United Kingdom
1973
November 18, 1973
Age 93
Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States