Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-Alternative names
Physicist, educator, research director, member Atomic Energy Commission, and director of the National Science Foundation. Died 1979.
From the description of Papers of Leland J. Haworth, 1960-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80602331
1904, July 11:
Born, Flint, Mich.
A.B., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
A.M., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
1926- 1928: High school teacher, Indianapolis, Ind.
1930- 1937: Instructor of physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
1937- 1938: Lalor fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
1938- 1947: Professor of physics, University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, Ill.
1947- 1948: Assistant director, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.Y.
1948- 1961: Director, Bookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.Y.
1951- 1960: Vice president, Associated Universities, Inc.
1960- 1961: President, Associated Universities, Inc.
1961- 1963: Member, United States Atomic Energy Commission
1963- 1969: Director, National Science Foundation
1969- 1977: Special assistant to the president, Associated Universities, Inc.
Published with Charles F. Dunbar and J. B. H. Kuper, "Stimulating the Development of Basic Research: Establishment and Operation of a Large Scientific Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory" in Systems for Stimulating the Development of Fundamental Research, National Science Foundation
1979, Mar. 5:
Died, Port Jefferson, N.Y.
From the guide to the Leland J. Haworth Papers, 1944-1977, (bulk 1963-1969), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Research--United States--Management
- Science--Societies, etc
- Nuclear energy
- Research directors