Maurice Kendall

Maurice George Kendall (1907 - 1983)

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Sir Maurice George Kendall
Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before Mar 1933 (to before Mar 1947) in Derby, Derbyshire, Englandmap
Husband of [private wife (1910s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1930s - unknown)], [private son (1930s - unknown)], [private daughter (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Redhill, Surrey, Englandmap
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Maurice Kendall, who became an eminent statistician and was knighted in 1974. Maurice married and by his first wife had 3 children – Paul, Peter and Anthea; by his second wife, James, born in 1948
He was knighted by the British government in 1974 for his services to the theory of statistics, and received the Peace Medal of the United Nations in 1980 for his work on the World Fertility Survey. He was a fellow of the British Academy and received the highest honor of the Royal Statistical Society, the Guy Medal in Gold. He additionally had served as president of the Operational Research Society, the Institute of Statisticians, and was a fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Econometric Society, and the British Computer Society. At the time of his death in 1983, he was honorary president of the International Statistical Institute.
For extended history see links cited below


  • Births Dec 1907 (>99%)
KENDALL Maurice George Kettering 3b 141
  • Marriages Mar 1933 (>99%)
Kendall Maurice G Lester Derby 7b [8_][6_]2[9a]
Lester Sheila F H Kendall Derby 7b [85_]62A
  • Marriages Mar 1947 (>99%)
Kendall Maurice G Whitfield Westminster 5c 927
Whitfield Kathleen R A Kendall Westminster 5c 927
  • England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007
Name Maurice George Sir Kendall
Event Type Death Registration
Registration Quarter Apr-May-Jun Registration Year 1983
Registration District Surrey South Eastern
County Surrey
Event Place Surrey South Eastern, Surrey, England
Birth Date (available after June quarter 1969) 06 Sep 1907
Volume 17 Page 1001 Line Number 4
Citing this Record "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Maurice George Sir Kendall, 1983; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Death Registration, Surrey South Eastern, Surrey, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

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