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Editors’ Epilogue

  • Frederick Mosteller
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Abstract

The manuscript that we inherited went only to around 1990—just before Fred “officially retired” from teaching and administration in 1992. Virginia Mosteller became seriously ill after he completed that draft; she died in 2001. Fred maintained an office in the Department of Statistics at Harvard, and he remained active, even tackling important new projects. He continued to live in the house in Belmont, though he suffered a serious fall in 2002. In January 2004 he moved to Arlington, Virginia, to be near his children and grandson, but he continued to work on multiple projects. Many of his friends and colleagues had occasion to visit with Fred after his move. He died, after an extended illness, on July 23, 2006.

Keywords

Technology Assessment Educational Medium Honorary Degree International Statistical Institute Tennessee Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick Mosteller
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  1. 1.BelmontUSA

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