Wedderburn, Joseph H.

Wedderburn, Joseph H. (Henry)

(1887–1948) mathematician; born in Forfar, Scotland. He emigrated to America to join the Princeton faculty (1909–45). He is best known as a contributor to the Annals of Mathematics (starting 1911). During World War I he was a British army captain.
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