# Mathematician:Nelson James Dunford

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## Mathematician

American mathematician, known for his work in functional analysis, namely integration of vector valued functions, ergodic theory, and linear operators.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: December 12, 1906 in St. Louis, Missouri, US
- Died: September 7, 1986 in Sarasota, Florida, US

## Theorems and Definitions

- Dunford-Schwartz Theorem (with Jacob Theodore Schwartz)
- Dunford-Pettis Property (with Billy James Pettis)

Results named for **Nelson James Dunford** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Nelson James Dunford** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1956:
*Convergence almost everywhere of operator averages*(*Journal of Rational Mechanics and Analysis***Vol. 5**: pp. 129 – 178) (with Jacob T. Schwartz)

### As coeditor

*Transactions of the American Mathematical Society*($\text {1941}$ – $\text {1945}$)*Mathematical Surveys and Monographs*($\text {1945}$ – $\text {1949}$)