# Mathematician:John Leroy Kelley

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## Mathematician

American mathematician best known for his work on topology and functional analysis.

Author of the widely-used and -cited textbook *General Topology*, and others.

Co-creator, with Anthony Perry Morse, of Morse-Kelley set theory.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: December 6, 1916, Kansas, USA
- Died: November 26, 1999, Berkeley, California, USA

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **John Leroy Kelley** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **John Leroy Kelley** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1953:
*Exterior ballistics*(with Edward James McShane and Franklin V. Reno) - 1955:
*General Topology* - 1960:
*Introduction to Modern Algebra* - 1963:
*Linear Topological Spaces*(with Isaac Namioka et al.) - 1970:
*Elementary Mathematics for Teachers*(with Donald Richert)