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William Vatter

Director of FinanceChicago, IL

Manhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff

William Vatter was an American accounting scholar.

Vatter was born in 1905 in Cincinnati. In his early years he hoped to be a musician, and he played the violin, viola, piano and French horn. He later received a B.A. from Miami University in Ohio and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he would also go on to teach accounting.

In 1942, Vatter was hired to work on the Manhattan Project as the Director of Finance for the Chicago Met Lab. After the war, he also went on to teach at the University of California, Berkeley.

Vatter died on September 15, 1990, in Oceanside, California.

William Vatter's Timeline
1905 Jan 6th Born in Cincinnati.
1937 Received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
19421944 Served as the Director of Finance for the Chicago Met Lab.
19571972 Was a professor of accounting at the University of California, Berkeley.
1990 Sep 15th Died in Oceanside, California.

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