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James E. King

ChemistOak Ridge, TN

Y-12 Plant
Manhattan Project Veteran
The Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

James King worked at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in the uranium purification process from February 1944 to February 1947. He also helped set up a new chemical process by extracting uranium from other solutions. While at Oak Ridge, King met his wife, Louise T. King.

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