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# Deane Montgomery

Deane Montgomery (1909–1992) was a mathematician specializing in topology who was one of the contibutors to the final resolution of Hilbert's fifth problem in the 1950s. He served as President of the American Mathematical Society from 1961 to 1962.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1933; his dissertation advisor was Edward Chittenden.

In 1941 Montgomery was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 1988, he was awarded the American Mathematical Society Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement.

He was a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Publications

* Deane Montgomery and Leo Zippin, Topological Transformation Groups, Interscience Publishers, 1955.

External links

* Deane Montgomery at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

* Interview with Montgomery about his experience at Princeton

* A biography of Montgomery

* A Tribute to Deane Montgomery, by Ronald Fintushel

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