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Dixon Callihan, American judge. Achievements include patents for various processes in the gaseous diffusion separation of isotopes. Named Distinguished Alumnus Marshall University, 1985. Fellow American Nuclear Society (various positions standards committee, Standards Service award 1988, Distinguished Service award 1983), American Physical Society (Southeast section secretary 1949-1956, chairman 1956-1957); member Sigma Xi.

Background

Callihan, Dixon was born on July 20, 1908 in Scarbro, West Virginia, United States. Son of Alfred Daniel and Janie (Dixon) Callihan.

Education

AB, Marshall University, 1928. Master of Arts, Duke University, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1933.

Doctor of Science, Marshall, 1964.

Career

From. instructor to assistant professor, City College of New York, New York City, 1934-1948;staff member, Columbia University War Research, New York City, 1942-1945;staff member nuclear division, Union Carbide Corporation, New York City, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1945-1973;editor Nuclear science Engineer, American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, Illinois, 1963-1983;administrative judge, United States Atomic Energy Commission/Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, since 1963. Member nuclear standards board American National Standards Institute, New York City, 1960-1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for various processes in the gaseous diffusion separation of isotopes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Physical Review, Journal Chemical Physics. Co-author many research reports for Manhattan Project and its successors, 1942-1973.

Membership

Fellow American Nuclear Society (various positions standards committee, Standards Service award 1988, Distinguished Service award 1983), American Physical Society (Southeast section secretary 1949-1956, chairman 1956-1957). Member Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Alva Stroh, November 13, 1936 (deceased March 1976). Married Mildred Thompson, December 18, 1982.

father:
Alfred Daniel Callihan

mother:
Janie (Dixon) Callihan

spouse:
Alva Stroh

spouse:
Mildred Thompson