The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
John Wilder Tukey
Professor of Statistics
Princeton,New Jersey 08540 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his studies in mathematical and theoretical statistics, particularly his pioneering work on broad analysis and synthesis problems of complex systems, and for his outstanding contributions to the applications of statistics to the physical, social, and engineering sciences."
Presented by President Nixon at a White House Ceremony on October 10, 1973.