Mathematician:Mary Frances Winston Newson
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American mathematician who became the first female American to receive a PhD in mathematics from a European university, namely the University of Göttingen in Germany.
- Born: 7 August 1869 in Forreston, Illinois, USA
- Died: 5 December 1959 in Poolesville, Maryland, USA
- 1895: Eine Bemerkung zur Theorie der hypergeometrischen Function
- 1902: The Mathematical Problems of David Hilbert (Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. Vol. 8, no. 10: pp. 437 – 479)
Also known as
Born Mary Frances Winston; became Newson on accepting the name of her husband.
Known as May to her family and friends.