Born deaf in Brooklyn, N.Y. to deaf parents; graduate of the New York School for the Deaf, 1935; B.S. from Gallaudet, 1940; M.S. from Catholic University, 1947; studied for a doctorate at the University of Illinois. Teacher of printing at Arizona School for the Deaf, 1940-1942; researcher at MIT Radiation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA 1941-44. Mathematics professor at Gallaudet from 1944 to retirement in 1984; honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Gallaudet in 1989. Married deaf woman E. Hortense Henson. Died of a heart attack at Washington.
www.rit.edu/~glk9638/history/auerbach.htm (Jan. 24, 2001); Gallaudet Alumni Newsletter, vol. 25 no.8, May 1991, p.1.
16 July 1916-19 March 1991