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Solomon Wexler

ChemistChicago, IL

Los Alamos, NM
Manhattan Project VeteranScientist

Solomon “Sol” Wexler (1919-1996) was an American chemist.

Wexler was born in Milwaukee and received a B.S. from the University of Chicago. Soon after, he was hired to work on the Manhattan Project in the Chemistry Division of the Chicago Met Lab. He also worked at Los Alamos.

After the war, Wexler went on to work at Argonne National Laboratory.

Wexler died in 1996 in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Solomon Wexler's Timeline
1919 Born in Milwaukee.
19421946 Worked on the Manhattan Project at Chicago and Los Alamos.
1948 Received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Chicago.
1996 Died in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

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