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Today is Marshall Hall's Birthday!
Happy Birthday

Born:  September 17, 1910
in St. Louis, Missouri

Died:  July 4, 1990
in London, England

Marshall and his wife Sally were much loved members of the Caltech community in an era when their parties might include Richard Feynman, Murray Gell-Mann, Frank Borman and a stellar array of other Americans. 

Marshall is especially remembered for his famous  Theory of Groups (1959).   During WW II, he joined other mathematicians in doing classified work on cracking codes.