Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Mina Spiegel Rees
Born: August 2, 1902, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Death: October 25, 1997 (Age: 92)
- American mathematician and first female President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Head of the mathematics department of the Office of Naval Research of the United States.
- The federal computing machine program (1950).
Honors and awards
- Awarded the Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences (1983).
- Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics (1962).