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 George Benedict Magin, II

George Benedict Magin, II

Birth
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Oct 1996 (aged 72)
Burial Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101247965 · View Source
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George Bennedict Magin II

Chattanooga Free Press
10.03.1996 p. B2

Former Chattanoogan George Benedict Magin Jr., who was noted for his achievements in the field of nuclear energy, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1996, in a Martinsburg, W. Va., hospital. He was 72.
He was employed by the Atomic Energy Commission, now the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, until his retirement 15 years ago. He then worked for the West Virginia Pollution Control Bureau until he was disabled, and then continued to be actively involved with the Board of Health in Jefferson County, W. Va.
He had also served as chemistry instructor at Rutgers University and as an associate professor at George Washington University. Mr. Magin was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga and received his graduate degrees from American University in Washington, D. C. He also completed a Sanders Fellowship at George Washington University, where he received an M.S. degree.

He was listed in the American Men of Science Encyclopedia. His memberships included the Chemical Society, the Honorary Chemical Society, the Scientific Research Society of America, the Geochemical Society, the Mineral Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and St. James Catholic Church in Charles Town.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
A native of Chattanooga, he was the son of the late George and Katherine Roth Magin.
Survivors include his wife, Marie St. John Magin; two daughters, Helen Smith, Silver Spring, Md., and Ann Marie DiSilvestre Hilton Head, S.C.; four sons, George B. Magin III, Arlington, Va., John D. and Christopher Magin, Bakerton, W.Va., and Richard Magin, Charlotte, N.C.; five granddaughters; and one grandson.
Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eackles-Spencer Funeral Home, Harpers Ferry, W. Va., with the Rev. Bert Valdes officiating.
Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery in Harper's Ferry.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Fire Co., P.O. Box 126, Harper's Ferry, W. Val, 25425.


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  • Maintained by: Sandra Magin
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101247965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Benedict Magin, II (23 Feb 1924–2 Oct 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101247965, citing Saint Peters Cemetery, Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Magin (contributor 48226464) .