# Mathematician:Lorraine Lois Foster

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## Mathematician

American mathematician working in number theory and the theory of mathematical symmetry.

First woman to receive a Ph.D. in mathematics from California Institute of Technology.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 25 December 1938, Culver City, California
- 1960: Received B.A. from Occidental College
- 1964: Received Ph.D. in mathematics from California Institute of Technology

## Publications

- Sep. 1982:
*E2872*(*Amer. Math. Monthly***Vol. 89**,*no. 7*: pp. 499 – 500) (with Gabriel Robins) www.jstor.org/stable/2321396

- May 1991:
*Solution to E3361*(*Amer. Math. Monthly***Vol. 98**,*no. 5*: p. 443) www.jstor.org/stable/2323869

## Also known as

Born **Lorraine Lois Turnbull**.