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Winifred Edgerton Merrill

was born 160 years ago

24 September 1862

Winifred Edgerton was the first woman to receive a degree from Columbia University and the first American woman to receive a PhD in mathematics.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Merrill/