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Moore, Robert Lee

Albert C. Lewis

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:
Moore, Robert Lee

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Moore, Robert Lee (14 November 1882–04 October 1974), mathematician, was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of Charles Jonathan Moore, owner of a hardware and feed store, and Louisa Ann Moore ( née Moore). While in high school in Dallas, Moore taught himself a substantial amount of calculus from the required textbook at the University of Texas at Austin before entering that institution at the age of sixteen. In 1901 he obtained both a B.S. and an M.A. With the encouragement of mathematics professor ...

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Subjects: Mathematics

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