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Agnew, Harold Melvin

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Born: 1921 AD
Currently alive, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

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1921 - Agnew was born in Denver, Colorado.

 

1942 - Received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Denver and joined Fermi's research group at Chicago.

 

1946-1949 - Returned to Chicago to finish his graduate studies and received his Ph.D. under Fermi's direction.

 

1955-1961 - Elected as state senator for six years.

 

1961-1964 - Became advisor to SACEUR at NATO.

 

1964-1973 - Returned to Los Alamos in the Physics Division and became the Weapons Division leader. Became director of  the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. Became a member of the President's Science Advisory Committee. Received the E.O. Lawrence Award.

 

1974-1978 - Appointed chairman of the General Advisory Committee of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Received the Enrico Fermi Award of the Department of Energy.

 

1982-1989 - Became a White House science councilor.

 

2006 - Presently teaching as a professor at the University of California, San Diego.


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