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Stringham, Irving

Joseph D. Zund

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Stringham, Irving (10 December 1847–05 October 1909), mathematician and educator, was born Washington Irving Stringham in Yorkshire Center, New York, the son of Henry Stringham and Eliza Tomlinson. Young Stringham attended preparatory school in Topeka, Kansas, and from 1866 to 1873 worked and attended Washburn College on a part-time basis. He then entered Harvard, where in 1877 he received his A.B. There he was heavily influenced by ...

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