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Leroy George Augenstein

Leroy George Augenstein, American educator, biophysicist. Member Michigan Board Education, 1967-1969; Member Ingham County Cancer Committee, 1966-1969. Precinct chairman, delegate state Republican convs.; Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948.; Member Radiation Research Society, Biophysics Society, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Augenstein, Leroy George was born on March 6, 1928 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Roy Henry and Minnie (Reifsteck) Augenstein.

  • Education

    • Student James Millikin U., 1944-1946. Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1949. Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1954, Doctor of Philosophy., 1956.

    Career

    • Began career as scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1956-1958, 60-62. Research administrator Atomic Energy Commission, 1958-1960. Science coordinator Seattle Worlds Fair, 1960-1961.

      Chairman biophysics department Michigan State University, 1962-1969, professor biophysics, 1962-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Come Let Us Play God, 1969. Also articles in field. Editor: Proceedings of Two International Symposia, 1960, 63.

      (review series) Advances in Radiation Biology, 1964-1969.

    Membership

    Member Michigan Board Education, 1967-1969. Member Ingham County Cancer Committee, 1966-1969. Precinct chairman, delegate state Republican convs.

    Served with Army of the United States, 1946-1948. Member Radiation Research Society, Biophysics Society, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Schmalfuss, September 23, 1950. Children: David Leroy, Kimberly Beth.
    • father: Roy Henry Augenstein
    • mother: Minnie (Reifsteck) Augenstein
    • spouse: Elizabeth Schmalfuss
    • children: David Leroy Augenstein
    • Kimberly Beth Augenstein
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    Died November 9, 1969
    (aged 41)
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