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Hugh Barnett worked for the Union Carbide & Carbon Corporation at Manhattan, NY and Oak Ridge, TN during the Manhattan Project.

Barnett graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in engineering. In 1943, he joined the Manhattan Project in New York before transferring to Oak Ridge in 1944, where he worked as the maintenance supervisor at the K-25 plant. He remained at K-25 until 1960.

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