John L. Kelley
(6 Dec 1916 - 26 Nov 1999)
American mathematician whose main fields were general topology and functional analysis. His name is remembered in the Morse-Kelley set theory, a new approach to axiomatic set theory.
Science Quotes by John L. Kelley (1 quote)
A topologist is one who doesnt know the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup.
— John L. Kelley
In General Topology (1955), 88, footnote.