Haworth, Leland J. (Leland John), 1904-

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Birth 1904-07-11
Death 1979-03-05
English

Biographical notes:

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

Biographical Note

  • 1904, July 11: Born, Flint, Mich.
  • 1925: A.B., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
  • 1926: A.M., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
  • 1926 - 1928 : High school teacher, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • 1930 - 1937 : Instructor of physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
  • 1931: 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.
  • 1978: 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)

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Subjects:

  • Research--United States--Management
  • Science--Societies, etc
  • Science
  • Nuclear energy

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  • Research directors
  • Physicists

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