**Gordon Pall** (26 December 1907 – December 1987) was a Canadian mathematician.^{[1]} In 1945, he and Lloyd Williams founded the Canadian Mathematical Congress.^{[2]}

## Education and career

Gordon Pall got a B.A. at the University of Manitoba in 1926, an M,A. at the University of Toronto in 1927,^{[1]} and a Ph.D. in 1929 under Leonard Eugene Dickson with the dissertation "Problems in Additive Theory of Numbers" at the University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1929.^{[3]}

In 1931, he became a Lecturer in Mathematics at McGill University, becoming an Assistant Professor in 1934.^{[1]} In 1946, he was appointed to a professorship at Illinois Institute of Technology.^{[4]}

## Selected publications

- On Generalized Quaternions Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 59 (1946), pp. 280-332
- Discriminantal Divisors of Binary Quadratic Forms, Journal of Number Theory, Vol 1, Issue 4, October 1969, Pages 525-533

## References

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^{a}^{b}^{c}Gordon Pall: Fellow Awarded 1940 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation **^**Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences edited by Ivor Grattan-Guinness**^**Gordon Pall at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**News and Notices: The American Mathematical Monthly Vol. 53, No. 7 (Aug - Sep, 1946), pp. 401-405