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Professor Floyd Owen Slate (1920-2008) worked on the Manhattan Project at Decatur, IL and at Columbia University. He was recruited as a PhD chemist from Purdue University.

His career included years 1949 – 1987 (when he retired, Emeritus) from Cornell University. Previous to his professorship at Cornell, he did research and teaching at Purdue University.

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