Person:Oscar Richard Ainsworth

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Oscar Richard Ainsworth


From the IEEE website
 Professor & Scientist

Born:July 28, 1922, Vicksburg, MS
Died:June 1, 2001, Northport, AL

Notes:

•  Dr. Ainsworth received the B. A. degree from the University of Mississippi and the M. A. degree in 1946. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, 1950. - Grove

•  In December of 1947, he married Edith Wetzel of Berkeley, California. He is a member of Sigma Xi; of Sigma - Grove

•  He is a member of Sigma Xi; of Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics); of Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), and of Phi Kappa Psi (Social) fraternities. He holds membership in Scientific Research Society of America, and in the Royal Canadian Astronomical Society. - Grove

•  During World War II, Dr. Ainsworth served in the United States Navy from 1940 to 1942. - Grove

•  He is the son of Richard Henry and Harriet (Henly) Ainsworth, of English descent. - Grove

•  Pi Sigma (Physics); of Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics), and of Phi Kappa Psi (Social) fraternities. He holds membership in Scientific Research Society of America, and in the Royal Canadian Astronomical Society. During World War II, Dr. Ainsworth served in the United States Navy from 1940 to 1942. Politically, he is a "Dixiecrat". His hobbies are flower gardening and music. - Grove

•  Married to Edith for 53 years - Obit Central

•  Dr. Ainsworth was a professor of Mathematics at the University of Alabama. During the summers he was employed several places including Army Balistic Missile Agency, NASA, Huntsville, AL. His main interests are in the fields of special functions and stability. - ieee.org

•  He continued til his death as a tutor and friend of students. - Obit Central


Related Links:
•  Grove - "Library of Alabama Lives" by Frank L. Grove, © 1961, p. 6.

•  ieee.org
•  Obit Central - Obit




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