Frederick Mosteller

Statistician, Academic

1916 – 2006

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Who was Frederick Mosteller?

Charles Frederick Mosteller, usually known as Frederick Mosteller or Fred, was one of the most eminent statisticians of the 20th century. He was the founding chairman of Harvard's statistics department, from 1957 to 1971, and served as the president of several professional bodies including the Psychometric Society, the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Statistical Institute.

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Born
Dec 24, 1916
Clarksburg
Also known as
  • C. Frederick Mosteller
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • PhD, Princeton University
    Mathematics
    (1939 - 1946)
  • Carnegie Institute of Technology
Employment
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Arlington County
    (2004/01/03 - 2006/07/23)
Died
Jul 23, 2006
Arlington County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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