John Griggs Thompson

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Ph.D. The University of Chicago 1959 UnitedStates
Dissertation: A Proof that a Finite Group with a Fixed-Point-Free Automorphism of Prime Order is Nilpotent

Advisor: Saunders Mac Lane

Students:
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NameSchoolYearDescendants
Benson, DavidUniversity of Cambridge198115
Bereczky, AronUniversity of Florida1998
Broshi, AviadThe University of Chicago1969
Cooney, Sister MiriamThe University of Chicago1969
Dornhoff, LarryThe University of Chicago19661
Erbach, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1976
Ferguson, PamelaThe University of Chicago19691
Foote, RichardUniversity of Cambridge19763
Goldschmidt, DavidThe University of Chicago196914
Griess, Jr., RobertThe University of Chicago19717
Ho, Chat-YinThe University of Chicago19726
Jackson, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1982
James, GordonUniversity of Cambridge197210
Lyons, RichardThe University of Chicago197017
MacWilliams, AnneThe University of Chicago1969
McNeilly, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1996
Patterson, NicholasUniversity of Cambridge1973
Ray, UrmieUniversity of Cambridge1990
Rust, MilbernThe University of Chicago1966
Sandling, RobertThe University of Chicago19696
Shaska, TanushUniversity of Florida20013
Shaw, DavidUniversity of Cambridge
Sims, CharlesHarvard University196310
Spitznagel, EdwardThe University of Chicago19652
Whitcomb, AlbertThe University of Chicago1968

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