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Hugh T. Richards

PhysicistLos Alamos, NM

Manhattan Project VeteranScientist
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Hugh T. Richards was an American physicist. 

He worked on neutron measurements for the atomic bombs at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project. There he met and married Mildred Paddock

After the war, he was a professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for many years.

Hugh T. Richards's Timeline
1918 Nov 7th Born in Baca County, CO.
1939 Received BA from Park College, Parkville, MO.
1942 Received PhD in nuclear physics from Rice University
1944 Feb 11th Married Mildred Paddock.
1952 Became full professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
1988 Became Emeritus Professor of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
2006 Sep 29th Passed away in Wisconsin.

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