#### Garrett Birkhoff

**Born:**January 19, 1911

**Died:**November 22, 1996

**(aged 85)**

**Bio:**Garrett Birkhoff was an American mathematician. He is best known for his work in lattice theory.

**Known for:**

- A survey of modern algebra (1941)
- Algebra (1967)
- A source book in classical analysis (1973)
- Lattice Theory (1940)
- Ordinary Differential Equations (1962)