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Lester Orlan Keen

Engineering DraftsmanHanford, WA

EngineerManhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff

Lester Orlan Keen worked as an engineering draftsman at Hanford during the Manhattan Project.

His son, Jack Keen, was a young boy at the time. An interview with him about his father’s work on the Manhattan Project can be found here.

Lester Orlan Keen's Timeline
1910 Nov 4th Born in Walla Walla, Washington.
19431945 Worked as an engineering draftsman at Hanford during the Manhattan Project.
2007 Sep 12th Died in Somerville, New Jersey.

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