Lawrence Kimpton was the Chief Administrative Officer at the University of Chicago Metallurgical Lab, serving there from 1943 to 1945. Kimpton held a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University and a receive a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1935. Prior to going to Chicago, Kimpton had briefly operated a cattle ranch and taught mathematics and philosophy at the university level. Kimpton had joined the Manhattan Project in Chicago in 1943 as an associate administrator, but eventually took on more responsiblility with both the Project and the University, becoming the dean of students and a professor of philosophy. After the war, Kimpton became vice-president before going to Stanford University in 1947.
Lawrence A. Kimpton
Chief Administrative OfficerChicago, IL
Alfred E. Zuk
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