The Curve is Exponential

List Of Those Present at

CHICAGO PILE EXPERIMENT, DECEMBER 2, 1942

  • Harold M. Agnew — Retired director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, 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 — Died 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 at age 96 from natural causes.
  • 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 — Died December 14, 2008 at age 89 in Rochester, New York of natural causes.
  • Norman Hilberry — Died March 28, 1986, of complications from influenza.
  • William H. Hinch — Died March 26, 2005, in Englewood, Colo., age 85, of complications resulting from pancreatic cancer.
  • Robert E. Johnson — Died Dec. 10, 2009, at age 91 in Palos Park, Illinois.
  • W.R. Kanne — Died Oct. 24, 1985, of intestinal cancer.
  • August C. Knuth — Died May 1982 at age 83 of unspecified causes.
  • 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, at age 69, in Hinsdale, Illinois.
  • 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 — Retired from Argonne National Laboratory. Living in Idaho.
  • 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, due to complications from injuries suffered in a fall at his home.
  • Theodore Petry — Died July 28, 2018 at age 94 of esophageal cancer.
  • David P. Rudolph — Died December 23, 2006 at age 87, after a long illness.
  • Leon Sayvetz — Died April 24, 2014 at the age of 91 at his home in Puget Sound, Washington.
  • 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 at 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 Sept. 24, 2006, at age 88 in Las Cruces, 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 August 2018 by the Argonne Nuclear Engineering Division Outreach Committee


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