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Statisticians in History

Here you will find biographies on some of the most accomplished statisticians in history.

If you have additional or missing biographical information, papers, or related links that you feel would be of value, please send them to megan@amstat.org.

Richard L. Anderson

Arlene Sandra Ash (PDF)

Gilbert Beebe (PDF)

David H. Blackwell

Kimiko Bowman (PDF)

Ada Byron

William G. Cochran

Columbus Clark Cockerham (PDF)

William Cogswell (PDF)

Jerome Cornfield

Gertrude M. Cox

Florence N. David

W. Edwards Deming

Louis Israel Dublin (PDF)

Ivan Fellegi

Joseph Felt

Stephen Fienberg

R.A. Fisher

Richard Fletcher

Irving J. Good

Nancy M Gordon

Mary Gray

Samuel W. Greenhouse

Morris Hansen

Brian Harris-Kojetin

H. O. Hartley (PDF)

Irene Hess (PDF)

Frederick L. Hoffman

Herman Hollerith

Harol Hotelling

Stuart Hunter

Edward Jarvis

Harold Jeffreys

Oscar Kempthorne

Jack Carol Kiefer (PDF)

Charles Kincannon

Leslie Kish

Jack Chao-sheng Lee (PDF)

Rensis Likert

Rod Little

Isobel Loutit

Margaret Martin

Paul Dixon Minton (PDF)

Frederick Mosteller

Susan A. Murphy

Jerzy Neyman

Florence Nightingale

Janet Norwood

Mollie Orshansky (PDF)

Oliver Peabody

Karl Pearson

Egon S. Pearson (PDF)

Calyampudi R. Rao

Gladys H. Reynolds (PDF)

Dorothy P. Rice (PDF)

Stuart Arthur Rice

Fritz Scheuren

Walter A. Shewhart

Monroe Sirken

Wray Jackson Smith (PDF)

George W. Snedecor (PDF)

Terry Speed

Joseph Steinberg

Sandra Stinnett

Judith Tanur

John W. Tukey

U. Michigan Dept. of Statistics

Helen M. Walker

Francis Amasa Walker

Joe Ward

Samuel S. Wilks (PDF)

Walter Willcox

Jack Wolfowitz

William J. Youden (PDF)

Doug Zahn

Arnold Zellner

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