Landon T. Clay

Landon Clay
Landon T. Clay (born Landon Thomas Clay, 1926 – July 29, 2017) was an American businessman and founder of the Clay Mathematics Institute.wikipedia
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Clay Mathematics Institute

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Landon T. Clay (born Landon Thomas Clay, 1926 – July 29, 2017) was an American businessman and founder of the Clay Mathematics Institute.
The institute was founded in 1998 through the sponsorship of Boston businessman Landon T. Clay.

Peterborough, New Hampshire

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He died on July 29, 2017 at his home in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Magellan Telescopes

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Clay was also a supporter of astronomy, with one of his gifts through the Harvard College Observatory leading the Magellan Telescopes consortium to name one of the two 6.5-m components of the Magellan Telescope to be named for him, as well as a provider of Clay Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
The two telescopes are named after the astronomer Walter Baade and the philanthropist Landon T. Clay.

Harvard University

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Clay graduated from Harvard in 1950 with a B.A. in English.

Eaton Vance

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Clay was the chairman of Eaton Vance Corporation from 1971 to 1997 and had been a director of ADE Corporation since 1970 – a mutual fund management and distribution company.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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In addition from 1971 to 1997, Clay had served on the board of Museum of Fine Arts.

Harvard College Observatory

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Clay was also a supporter of astronomy, with one of his gifts through the Harvard College Observatory leading the Magellan Telescopes consortium to name one of the two 6.5-m components of the Magellan Telescope to be named for him, as well as a provider of Clay Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

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Clay was also a supporter of astronomy, with one of his gifts through the Harvard College Observatory leading the Magellan Telescopes consortium to name one of the two 6.5-m components of the Magellan Telescope to be named for him, as well as a provider of Clay Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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Clay was also a supporter of astronomy, with one of his gifts through the Harvard College Observatory leading the Magellan Telescopes consortium to name one of the two 6.5-m components of the Magellan Telescope to be named for him, as well as a provider of Clay Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, part of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

George Mackey

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He joined the Harvard University Mathematics Department in 1943, was appointed Landon T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science in 1969 and remained there until he retired in 1985.

Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford

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The money was raised with grants from the JIF, Wolfson Foundation, EP Abraham Trust, Thomas Swan, the family of Landon T. Clay, the Salters' Company and a £20 million partnership with IP2IPO.

Sierra de las Minas

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Boston jade collector Landon T. Clay was one of the first individuals to sponsor the search for jade in the region.