Pritikin, Nathan

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Pritikin was born on Aug. 29, 1915 in Chicago, IL; attended Univ. of Chicago, 1933-35; became an inventor, developing patents in chemistry, physics, and electronics in Chicago, IL and Santa Barbara, CA; became director of the Pritikin Longevity Center, Santa Monica, CA and chairman of the Pritikin Research Foundation, 1976-85; publications include The Pritikin program for diet and exercise (1979), The Pritikin permanent weight-loss manual (1981), and The Pritikin program (1983); he died on Feb. 21, 1985.

From the description of Papers, 1971-1988. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40967243

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Pritikin was born on August 29, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois; attended University of Chicago, 1933-35; became an inventor, developing patents in chemistry, physics, and electronics in Chicago, Illinois and Santa Barbara, California; became director of the Pritikin Longevity Center, Santa Monica, California and chairman of the Pritikin Research Foundation, 1976-85; publications include The Pritikin program for diet and exercise (1979), The Pritikin permanent weight-loss manual (1981), and The Pritikin program (1983); he died on February 21, 1985.

From the guide to the Nathan Pritikin Papers, 1971-1988, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Birth 1915-08-29

Death 1985-02-21

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