Deming, W. Edwards (William Edwards), 1900-1993Alternative names
Statistician and educator; died 1993.
From the description of W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994 (bulk 1930-1993). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983563
1900, Oct. 14:
Born, Sioux City, Iowa
B.S., electrical engineering, University of Wyoming,Laramie, Wyo.
1922- 1924: Assistant professor of physics, Colorado School of Mines,Golden, Colo.
Married Agnes Bell (died 1930)
M.S., mathematics and mathematical physics, University of Colorado,Boulder, Colo.
1924- 1925: Assistant professor of physics, University of Colorado,Boulder, Colo.
1925- 1927: Instructor in physics, Yale University,New Haven, Conn.
1927- 1939: Mathematical physicist, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, Agriculture Department
Ph.D., mathematics and mathematical physics, Yale University,New Haven, Conn.
1930- 1944: Special lecturer, National Bureau of Standards
Married Lola Shupe (died 1986)
1935- 1953: Head, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Graduate School, Agriculture Department
Studied under Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher and Jerzy Neyman at University College,London, England
Published Some Notes on Least Squares (Washington, D.C.: Graduate School, Department of Agriculture. 181 pp.)
1939- 1945: Head mathematician and advisor in sampling, Bureau of the Census
1940- 1950: Consultant to secretary of war and secretary of defense
1942- 1944: Taught statistical quality control courses to defense supply industries
1942- 1953: Advisor for sampling, Bureau of the Budget
Published Statistical Adjustment of Data (New York: John Wiley and Sons. 261 pp.)
1946- 1993: New York, N.Y. New York City Chelsea New York Professor of statistics, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York University,New York, N.Y. Consultant in statistical studies for industry
Advisor for sampling techniques, Supreme Command of the Allied Powers,Tokyo, Japan
1947- 1952: Member, United Nations Subcommission on Statistical Sampling
Japan Japan Creation of the Deming Prize in Japan Lecturer, Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers Published Some Theory of Sampling (New York: John Wiley and Sons. 602 pp.)
Awarded Shewhart Medal, American Society for Quality Control
Japan Japan Decorated, Second Order of the Sacred Treasure,Japan Published Sample Design in Business Research (New York: John Wiley and Sons. 517 pp.)
Television broadcast of National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) documentary If Japan Can, Why Can't We? featuring Deming
1980- 1993: Lectured on management principles to corporate and management personnel
Published Quality, Productivity, and Competitive Position (Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Advanced Engineering Study. 373 pp.)
Published Out of the Crisis (Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Advanced Engineering Study. 505 pp.)
Awarded National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan
Published The New Economics for Industry, Government, Education (Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Advanced Engineering Study. 240 pp.)
1993, Dec. 20:
Died, Washington, D.C.
From the guide to the W. Edwards Deming Papers, 1795-1994, (bulk 1930-1993), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|creatorOf||Deming, W. Edwards (William Edwards), 1900-1993. W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994 (bulk 1930-1993).||Library of Congress|
|referencedIn||Petersen, Peter B. Papers, 1984-1987.||Hagley Museum & Library|
|creatorOf||W. Edwards Deming Papers, 1795-1994, (bulk 1930-1993)||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|referencedIn||Kenneth J. Arrow Papers, 1939-2011||David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|creatorOf||Beams, Jesse W. (Jesse Wakefield), 1898-1977. Papers of Jesse W. Beams [manuscript], 1926-1977.||University of Virginia. Library|
|referencedIn||William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century.||Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.|
|creatorOf||Mark, Mary Louise, b. 1878. Papers 1903-1972.||Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society|
|referencedIn||John W. Tukey Papers, 1937-2000||American Philosophical Society|
|creatorOf||Latham, Earl. Papers, 1935-1973.||University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center|
|referencedIn||Paul K. Perry Papers, undated, 1920-1987||Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Freight and freightage--Quality control|
|Telephone companies--Quality control|