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Nathan Haggard Woodruff

Nathan Haggard Woodruff, American biologist. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Tennessee Academy Science, American Nuclear Society, Health Physics Society, Pi Kappa Alpha, Omega Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Woodruff, Nathan Haggard was born on April 13, 1913 in Pleasant View, Tennessee, United States. Son of Samuel Thomas and Corrie Belle (Crosby) Woodruff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1934. Master of Arts, George Peabody College Teachers, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939.

    Career

    • Susan Lee. Assistant professor biology Tennessee Polytech. Institute, 1937-1940. Assistant professor science Ball State Teachers College, 1940-1943.

      Professor organic chemistry Westminster College, 1943-1945. With Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1965, director Office Research and Medicine, then assistant manager for operations, Oak Ridge operations, 1951-1957, science representative to Latin American, Buenos Aires, 1957-1959, director Office Health and Safety, Washington, 1959-1961, director division operational safety, 1961-1965. Science attache American embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, since 1965.

      Atomic Energy Commission member working group Federal Radiation Council, 1959-1961. Assisted United States science staff Inter-American President’ Conference, Uruguay, 1967.

    Works

    • Author: articles use and proper handling radioactive materials. Section editor Biological Abstracts, 1949-1951.

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Tennessee Academy Science, American Nuclear Society, Health Physics Society, Pi Kappa Alpha, Omega Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Louise Daugherty, December 19, 1937. Children: Nathan H(aggard), Jana Louise.
    • father: Samuel Thomas Woodruff
    • mother: Corrie Belle (Crosby) Woodruff
    • spouse: Louise Daugherty
    • children: Nathan H Woodruff (aggard)
    • Jana Louise Woodruff
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    Died May 7, 1967
    (aged 53)
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