Today in History
October 14, 1900
A Man of Quality, Is Born
American statistician W. Edwards Deming is born in Sioux City, Iowa. After World War II, and after having received degrees in mathematics and mathematical physics, Deming helps Japan by recommending statistical methods of quality control in industrial production. Later, in the United States, Deming improves manufacturing processes for companies such as GM, Ford, and Xerox.
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