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Dr Robert Rathbun Wilson
Birth: 1914
Wyoming, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 2000
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA

Physicist. He was leader of the cyclotron group and later head of the Physics Research Division for the Manhattan Project. Founding director of the Laboratory of Nuclear Studies at Cornell University (1947 to 1967) and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois (1967 to 1978). Pioneer in the use of accelerated hadrons for cancer therapy. (bio by: Greg Derylo) 
 
Burial:
Pioneer Cemetery
Batavia Junction
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Ashes interred in cemetery
 
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Originally Created by: Greg Derylo
Record added: Mar 03, 2004
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Dr Robert Rathbun Wilson
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