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Q: Death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: Death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: mbhenry-ga
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Posted: 01 Apr 2004 07:22 PST
Expires: 01 May 2004 08:22 PDT
Question ID: 323525
I'm looking for the death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl. He was born in
1915 and I have found evidence that he died sometime before 1985. He
was a mathematician and his father was the famous mathematician
Hermann Weyl.
Subject: Re: Death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl
Answered By: luciaphile-ga on 26 Apr 2004 14:15 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi mbhenry-ga,

Thanks for your question. Dr. Fritz Joachim Weyl died on July 20, 1977 at age 62.

"Joachim Weyl, 62, Mathematics Dean at Hunter College." New York
Times, July 23, 1977, p. 17

The article is available full text for a fee at (I searched: Weyl AND
Hunter) the URL below. However, there is a preview that you can get
for free.
Article Archive: 1851-1995/New York Times

F. Joachim Weyl was born in Zurich on 19 February 1915. He received a
BA from Swarthmore in 1935; a MA from Princeton in 1937, and his PhD
in Mathematics in 1939. His various academic appointments included
stints at the University of Illinois, University of Maryland, Indiana
University, and after some government work, he served as Dean of
Science and Mathematics at Hunter College.

"F. Joachim Weyl." American Men & Women of Science, 1976, 13th ed. vol. 6, p. 4806.

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print source: American Men & Women of Science (cited above)

I hope this answers your question. If you need further information,
please ask for clarification and I'll be happy to assist you.

mbhenry-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Well done! I'm thoroughly impressed. This was exactly what I was looking for.

Subject: Re: Death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl
From: ccaygill-ga on 26 Apr 2004 13:11 PDT
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Subject: Re: Death year for Fritz Joachim Weyl
From: luciaphile-ga on 30 Apr 2004 16:19 PDT
Thanks very much for the 5-star rating!


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