# Mathematician:Leonard Henry Caleb Tippett

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## Mathematician

English statistician who pioneered extreme value theory.

Died tragically young, killed in a traffic accident at the age of $83$.

## Nationality

British

## History

- Born: 8 May 1902, in London, England
- Died: 9 November 1985 St Austell, England

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1927:
*Random Sampling Numbers* - 1931:
*Methods of Statistics*(further editions 1948, 1952) - 1960:
*Statistical Methods for Textile Technologists*(with T. Murphy and K. P. Norris) (further editions 1963, 1973, 1979) - 1969:
*A Portrait of the Lancashire Textile Industry*

## Also known as

Professionally known as **L.H.C. Tippett** or, occasionally, **L.C. Tippett**,