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Norman Elliot

Research AssociateChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff

Norman Elliott was a research associate in the Chemistry Division at the University of Chicago’s Metallurgical Laboratory (“Met Lab”) during the Manhattan Project.

Elliot was born in Yorkshire, England. He immigrated to the United States with his parents during World War I. In 1932, he graduated from Oberlin College. He also earned his master’s degree from Oberlin. In 1937, he received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. 

During World War II, Elliott joined the Chemistry Division at the Met Lab. Following the war, he became a professor at the University of Chicago. Elliott worked at Brookhaven Laboratory from 1948 until 1973. 

At the age of seventy-seven, Norman Elliott died on June 24, 1985 in Blue Point, Long Island. 

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Norman Elliot's Timeline
1932 Graduated from Oberlin College.
1937 Earned his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology.
19481973 Worked at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
1985 Jun 24th Died at the age of seventy-seven in Blue Point, Long Island.

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