Bocher, Maxime

Bocher, Maxime

(1867–1918) mathematician; born in Boston, Mass. A Harvard University professor (1904–18), this National Academy of Science member concentrated most on differential equations. He served on the editorial staff of Annals of Mathematics (1896–1900, 1901–07). As president of the American Mathematical Society (1909–10), he also edited the society's Transactions (1908–9, 1911–13).
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