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
Shaw, DavidUniversity of Cambridge
Sims, CharlesHarvard University196311
Spitznagel, EdwardThe University of Chicago19652
Dornhoff, LarryThe University of Chicago19661
Rust, MilbernThe University of Chicago1966
Whitcomb, AlbertThe University of Chicago1968
Broshi, AviadThe University of Chicago1969
Cooney, Sister MiriamThe University of Chicago1969
Ferguson, PamelaThe University of Chicago19691
Goldschmidt, DavidThe University of Chicago196914
MacWilliams, AnneThe University of Chicago1969
Sandling, RobertThe University of Chicago19697
Lyons, RichardThe University of Chicago197019
Griess, Jr., RobertThe University of Chicago19717
Ho, Chat-YinThe University of Chicago19726
James, GordonUniversity of Cambridge197210
Patterson, NicholasUniversity of Cambridge1973
Erbach, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1976
Foote, RichardUniversity of Cambridge19763
Benson, DavidUniversity of Cambridge198115
Jackson, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1982
Ray, UrmieUniversity of Cambridge1990
McNeilly, DavidUniversity of Cambridge1996
Bereczky, AronUniversity of Florida1998
Shaska, TanushUniversity of Florida20013

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