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