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Robert B. Sackheim

ScientistLos Alamos, NM

Manhattan Project VeteranScientist

Robert Sackheim was an American scientist and advertiser.

 

Sackheim was born in New York. He earned a B.S. and an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1944, he was recruited to work on the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. During his time there, Sackheim worked on methods to clean up radiation had the Trinity Test gone badly. After the war, he spent his career in mail-order advertising.

 

Robert Sackheim died on June 25, 2009.

 

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