Eugene Alexander Graham Jr
25 March 1925
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
15 April 1997
Orly, Val-De-Marne, France
Eugene Alexander Graham Jr was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in the Italian campaign of World War II. He was the first African American to study for a Ph.D. in mathematics outside the United States. Because of discrimination in the United States, he spent most of his career in France.
For a biography of Eugene Alexander Graham Jr, see THIS LINK.
Written by J J O'Connor and E F Robertson
Last Update July 2022