Malone-Mayes, Vivienne

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Malone-Mayes, Vivienne Gender: F
Vivienne Lucille Malone
born on 10 February 1932 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Waco, Texas, 31n33, 97w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 21°15' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°30 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 17°31'

Vivienne Malone-Mayes
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American mathematician and professor who studied properties of functions, as well as methods of teaching mathematics. She was the fifth African-American woman to gain a PhD in mathematics in the United States, and the first African-American member of the faculty of Baylor University.

As an educator, Malone-Mayes's developed novel methods of teaching mathematics including a program using self-paced audio-tutorials. Her mathematical research was in the field of functional analysis, particularly characterizing the growth properties of ranges of nonlinear operators.

Malone-Mayes married James Mayes in 1952, and had a daughter, Patsyanne Mayes Wheeler. She died of a heart attack in Waco on 9 June 1995 at the age of 63.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Body : Race (Black, African-American)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BA, MA, PhD in mathematics)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Terminal)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One daughter)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Heart attack)
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Mathematics/ Statistics
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field