David George Kendall was a mathematician and statistician born on January 15, 1918, in Ripon, United Kingdom. He was educated at The Queen's College, Oxford. Holding citizenship in the United Kingdom, Kendall made significant contributions to both mathematics and statistics.
David Kendall passed away on October 23, 2007, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Throughout his life, Kendall was an influential figure in the academic fields of mathematics and statistics, and was a person who inspired future generations. He was also the father of Bridget Kendall.