Anscombe, Francis John

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Francis John Anscombe was born in Elstree, England on May 13, 1918. He received his B.A. degree from Cambridge University in 1939, and his M.A. degree in 1943. Anscombe was with the British Ministry of Supply from 1940-1945, and the Rothamsted Experimental Station from 1945-1947. He was a lecturer in math at Cambridge from 1948-1956, and a research associate, associate professor, and professor at Princeton from 1953-1963. Anscombe joined the faculty of Yale as a professor of statistics in 1963.

From the guide to the Francis John Anscombe Papers, 1950-1985, (Manuscripts and Archives)

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referencedIn Frederick Mosteller Papers, 1934-2005 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Francis John Anscombe Papers, 1950-1985 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn John W. Tukey Papers, 1937-2000 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John W. Tukey Papers, 1937-2000 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Mosteller, Frederick, 1916-2006 person
associatedWith Tukey, John Wilder, 1915- person
associatedWith Yale University. Dept. of Statistics. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Faculty. corporateBody
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Statistics--study and teaching


Birth 1918-05-13

Death 2001-10-17



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