Georgia Caldwell Smith
Born: August 28, 1909
died: May 8, 1961
place: Kansas City, Missouri
Georgia Smith (neé Caldwell) received in mathematics, her A.B. (1928) and A.M. (1929) from the University of Kansas, and a Ph.D. (posthumously) from the University of Pittsburgh in 1961. She taught at Spelman College (1929-1938) and from1941 unntil her death, and between 1938 and 1945 at Lincoln University (Missouri) and Alabama A&M. In 1959 she began her pre-doctoral work full-time in 1959. Her thesis, in Group Theory, was approved in January of 1961; however, she died of cancer in May. She was awarded the Ph.D. posthumously in 1961.
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