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Mordell, Louis Joellocked



Mordell, Louis Joel (1888–1972), mathematician, was born on 28 January 1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third in the family of eight children (four sons and four daughters) of the Hebrew scholar Phineas Mordell (1861–1934) and his wife, Annie, née Feller (1865–1938), who were both recent immigrants from ...

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