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Jalah Joseph Mr. Roberts MAT 137 11/1/18 Evelyn Boyd Granville Mathematician Evelyn Granville Boyd was born on May 1, 1924 in Washington, D.C. Her father, William, mainly worked as a custodian and her mother, Julia, was an examiner for the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Granville attended Dunbar High School she loved school. The system attracted outstanding administrators and teachers; teachers at all levels were well-trained and highly dedicated to their profession. Granville was the salutatorian of her junior high school graduating class and one of five valedictorians when she graduated from Dunbar High School. Evelyn was accepted into Smith College where she concentrated her studies in mathematics, theoretical physics and astronomy. Evelyn was fascinated by the study of astronomy and at one point she thought about switching her major. Smith was very generous in providing financial aid her freshman year. Summer work as a mathematician at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington provided additional funds for school. Evelyn was elected to
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