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Statistician in history—Oliver William Bourn Peabody

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Statistician in history—Edward Jarvis

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Statistician in history—Joseph Barlow Felt

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Statistician in history—Richard Fletcher

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Ivan Fellegi, who held the office of Canada’s chief statistician for 23 years, is a man who respects cleanly collected data with all underlying biases in the data well controlled.

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Jerome Cornfield, a former president of the American Statistical Association, was the director of the biostatistics center and a professor of statistics in the department of statistics at The George Washington University. He is also known as one of the world’s leading statisticians.

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Charles Louis Kincannon, who was 72 when he passed away in December 2012, enjoyed a rich career in statistics lasting 45 years.

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Education was in Joe Ward’s blood, and his favorite subject in school was math. These interests led him to have a career as a math teacher and basketball coach.

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Judith Tanur has had an enriching career in statistics lasting five decades. As a statistician, editor, adviser, and mentor who has made many contributions to statistics and education, she also has inspired students through her work at Stony Brook University. She is a woman of many hats.

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Stephen Fienberg is a professor, researcher, writer, and editor. He has taken different roles throughout his decades-long statistics career, but his focus remains on developing methodologies for statisticians to use in other fields of study.