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Leon Sayvetz

Research AssistantChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff
Sketch of Chicago Pile-1 by Melvin A. Miller

Leon Sayvetz was a research assistant at the Metallurgical Laboratory in Chicago during the Manhattan Project.

He recieved a B.S. from the University of Chicago in 1941 and an M.A. in 1949.

Sayvetz died on April 24, 2014 at his home in Puget Sound, WA.

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