Marshall Harvey Stone (1903-1989)

B 1903 to Harlan Fiske Stone and his wife Agnes Harvey
D 1989
Marshall Harvey Stone (1903-1989) was the son of Harlan Fiske Stone. He attended Harvard University (B.S. 1923; Ph.D. 1926) and had a distinguished career as an internationally known research mathematician. He was a member of the Harvard faculty from 1927 to 1946, when he was appointed chair of the department of Mathematics at the University of Chicago. In 1968 he returned to Amherst with an appointment as professor of Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts. He received a Fulbright Fellowship in 1967, the National Medal of Science in 1983, the Chancellor's Medal of the University of Massachusetts in 1974, and other awards. .