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Ray Genereaux, born in Seattle in 1902, a graduate of Stanford and Columbia, was design project manager for the chemical separation facilities at Hanford. He started working with DuPont in 1929, and designed the Oak Ridge separation plants. He was the man responsible for designing the massive buildings and innovative machinery that separated the plutonium from the irradiated uranium fuel elements after they were taken from the reactors.

Ray Genereaux's Timeline
1902 Born in Seattle.
1929 Began working for the DuPont Company.
1942 Oct Went to work at the Met Lab.

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