# Mathematician:Meyer Abraham Girshick

## Mathematician

Russian mathematician who worked in game theory.

## Nationality

Russian-born, later American

## History

- Born: 1908, Russia
- 1922: Emigrated from Russia to United States
- 1932: Obtained B.Sc. from Columbia
- 1934 -- 1937: Student of Harold Hotelling at Columbia
- 1937 -- 1944: Statistician at U.S. Department of Agriculture
- 1944 -- 1945: SRG, Columbia
- 1946 -- 1947: Bureau of Census
- 1948 -- 1955: RAND
- 1948 -- 1955: Professor of Statistics, Stanford
- Died: 1955

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1954:
*Theory of Games and Statistical Decisions*(with David Blackwell)