Georgia Caldwell Smith


Georgia Caldwell Smith (1909–1961) was one of the first African-American women to gain a bachelor's degree in mathematics. When she was 50, she went on to earn one of the early PhDs in mathematics by an African-American women, awarded posthumously in 1961. Smith was the head of the Department of Mathematics at Spelman College.

Date of birth
1. January 1909

Place of birth

Date of death
6. May 1961


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Georgia Caldwell Smith

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