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John Robert Kline

Born: Dec 7, 1891

Death: May 2, 1955

Birthplace: Quakertown

Nationality: United States

John Robert Kline

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1891
Date of Death : May 2, 1955
Birth Place : Quakertown

John Robert Kline was a US-American Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania from 1920 to 1955. A Ph.D. student of Robert Lee Moore, he was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1925, later Chairman of the Department of Mathematics from 1933 to 1954 and Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics from 1941 to 1955. His doctoral students include Lida Barrett, Arthur Milgram, Athanasios Papoulis, Dudley Weldon Woodard, and Leo Zippin.

Also known as


  • J. R. Kline

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
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