Elwood Byerly (1849-1935)

Named after William Elwood Byerly 1849-1935 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13 December, 1849. Graduated at Harvard in 1871, Assistant professor of mathematics at Cornell University in 1873-18766, Assistant professor at Harvard in 1876-1881, Full professor in 1881. Perkins Professor of Mathematics from 1906-1913 Published "Elements of Differential Calculus" (Boston, 1879); "Elements of Integral Calculus" (1881); Syllabi of the Harvard courses in plane trigonometry, analytical geometry, equations, and methods in analytic geometry.

Source: some data from Edited Appletons Encyclopedia