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Electric utility executive

George Kenneth Green, also called Kenneth Green, was an American accelerator physicist.


Green, Arthur George was born on December 14, 1911 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of George Jacob and Clara Pauline (Moeffert) Green.


Green studied at the University of California, Berkeley, where he belonged to the group of Ernest Lawrence.


Later, he worked at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) with Milton Stanley Livingston. After the discovery of Strong focusing by Ernest Courant et al., Green implemented the idea into the design of the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron, collaborating with John Blewett. He was later working on the proposal for the National Synchrotron Light Source, which construction was begun in 1978.

Collaborating with Renate Chasman, he developed the Chasman-Green lattice, which was later used for storage rings of synchrotron light sources.


Former president Junior Achievemnt of Columbus. President Central Ohio Council Boy Scouts American, since 1973. Board directors Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Columbus, since 1972, Childrens Hospital, 1974-1987, Center of Science and Industry, 1974-1987.

Member National Association Accountants (past president Columbus), Finance Executives Institute (past president Columbus), Columbus Chamber of C. (director 1972-1976). Clubs: Controllers, Columbus Country, Masons.


Married Josephine Virginia Courtright, September 24, 1938. Children– George Frederick, Sarajo Courtright.

George Jacob Green

Clara Pauline (Moeffert) Green

Josephine Virginia Courtright

George Frederick Green

Sarajo Courtright Green