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Andrew M. Stehney

Research AssistantChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/StaffScientist
Sketch of Chicago Pile-1 by Melvin A. Miller

Andrew Stehney was a research assistant at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project.

After the war, Stehney worked at Argonne. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1950. In 1980, he conducted a study that showed that cancer rates at the Argonne plant were above normal. 

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