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William Reagle Transue was born in Pen Argyl, PA on November 30, 1914.
He received his B.S. from Lafayette College in 1935. He received a
M.A. and a PhD from Lehigh University in 1939 and 1941 respectively.
He worked as an assistant for the Institute for Advanced Study from
1942 to 1943. He worked for the Ordnance Department of the U.S. Army,
first as an associate physicist (1943 to 1944) and than as a physicist
(1944 to 1945). He was an associate professor of mathematics at Kenyon
College from 1945 to 1948, following which he worked again for the
Institute for Advanced Study until 1949. Then he returned to Kenyon
where he was a professor from 1949 to 1966. His last professional
appointment was at SUNY Binghamton where he was a professor of
mathematics until 1981. He is listed as retired.
"American Men & Women of Science." New Providence, New Jersey: R.R.
Bowker, 1998-99, 20th ed., vol. 7, p. 216.
The most recent mention of him appears to be from the site listed
below. Professor Transue is listed as an emeritus professor at
Binghamton University Bulletin 2003-2004
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