List Of Those Present at

CHICAGO PILE EXPERIMENT, DECEMBER 2, 1942

  • Harold M. Agnew -- Died September 29, 2013 at age 92 of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Samuel K. Allison -- Died of heart attack in 1965.
  • Herbert L. Anderson -- Died July 16, 1988, of berylliosis.
  • Wayne Arnold -- Deceased.
  • Hugh M. Barton -- Nov. 30, 2004, from congestive heart failure.
  • Thomas Brill -- Died Sept. 28, 1998, in Aurora, Colo., of multiple myelomas.
  • Robert F. Christy -- Died October 5, 2012.
  • Arthur H. Compton -- Died of heart attack in 1962.
  • Enrico Fermi -- Died Nov. 28, 1954, of stomach cancer; Argonne's founding director, when it was still the University of Chicago's "Argonne Lab."
  • Richard J. Fox -- Died April 9, 1996, of a stroke.
  • Stewart Fox -- Living in the Bahamas.
  • Carl. C. Gamertsfelder -- Died of a heart attack in 1996.
  • Alvin C. Graves -- Died July 29, 1965, of a heart attack.
  • Crawford Greenwalt -- Died of heart attack in 1993.
  • David L. Hill -- Living in Connecticut.
  • Norman Hilberry -- Died March 28, 1986, of complications from influenza.
  • William H. Hinch -- Died March 26, 2005, in Englewood, Colo., of complications resulting from a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer
  • Robert E. Johnson -- Died Dec. 10, 2009.
  • W.R. Kanne -- Died Oct. 24, 1985, of intestinal cancer.
  • August C. Knuth -- Living in Illinois.
  • Phillip Grant Koontz -- Died from a heart attack in 1991 at age 87 in Boulder, Colo.
  • Herbert E. Kubitschek -- Died from multiple forms of cancer, Nov. 30, 1989.
  • Harold V. Lichtenberger -- Died Dec. 7, 1993, of stomach cancer.
  • George M. Maronde -- Died April 18, 1966, of a heart attack.
  • Anthony J. Matz -- No information.
  • George Miller -- Living in California.
  • George D. Monk -- No information.
  • Henry W. Newson -- Died in 1978.
  • Robert G. Nobles -- Died June 12, 2007.
  • Warren E. Nyer -- Died Feb 4. 2016of natural causes.
  • Wilcox P. Overbeck -- Died in 1981 of arteriosclerosis after defeating cancer 10 years earlier.
  • Howard J. Parsons -- Died September 21, 2012.
  • Gerard S. Pawlicki -- Died May 15, 2013 at age 91.
  • Theodore Petry -- Living in Illinois, a retired school teacher with four children and nine grandchildren.
  • David P. Rudolph -- Died December 23, 2006.
  • Leon Sayvetz -- Living in Puget Sound, Wash., and New York.
  • Leo Seren -- Died Jan. 3, 2002, of heart problems in Evanston, Illinois.
  • Louis Slotin -- Died in radiation accident at Los Alamos, May 30, 1946.
  • Frank H. Spedding -- Died of heart attack in 1984.
  • William J. Sturm -- Died July 25, 1999, of Hepatitus C.
  • Leo Szilard -- Developed bladder cancer, but died May 30, 1964, of heart attack.
  • Al Wattenberg -- Died June 27, 2007, age 90.
  • Richard J. Watts -- Living in New Mexico.
  • George L. Weil -- Died July 1, 1995, at age 87 in Washington, D.C., from stroke and heart problems.
  • Eugene P. Wigner -- Died Jan. 1, 1995, of complications from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Marvin H. Wilkening -- Died September 24, 2006 in Socorro, New Mexico.
  • Volney C. (Bill) Wilson -- Died of natural causes April 1, 2006, at age 96 in Wisconsin.
  • E.O. Wollan -- Died in 1984 of a stroke.
  • Leona Woods (Marshall Libby) -- Died of cancer in 1986.
  • Walter H. Zinn – Argonne National Laboratory’s first director died at age 93 on Feb. 14, 2000, of a stroke.

last updated October 2013 by the Argonne Nuclear Engineering Division Outreach Committee


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