# Mathematician:Ralph Philip Boas, Jr.

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## Mathematician

American mathematician, teacher, and journal editor, working mainly in the fields of real and complex analysis.

Best known for his humorous applications of mathematical theorems to the practical purpose of hunting lions.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: August 8, 1912 in Walla Walla, Washington
- Died: July 25, 1992 in Seattle, Washington

## Publications

- 1969:
*A Primer of Real Functions* - Oct. 1971:
*Partial Sums of the Harmonic Series*(*Amer. Math. Monthly***Vol. 78**,*no. 8*: pp. 864 – 870) (with J.W. Wrench, Jr.) www.jstor.org/stable/2316476