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John Gaston Fox

educator , physicist

John Gaston Fox, Canadian physicist, educator. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association of University Professors, American Association Physicists in Medicine, American Association Physics Teachers, Society Nuclear Medicine, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Fox, John Gaston was born on March 5, 1916 in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Jacques Gaston and Lulu Margaret (Connell) Fox.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Saskatchewan, 1935, Master of Science, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Princeton, 1941.

Career

Came to the United States, 1940, naturalized, 1955. Physicist Hercules Powder Company, 1941-1945, Los Alamos Science Laboratory, University of California, 1945-1946, assistant professor physics Carnegie Institute Technology, 1946-1949, associate professor, 1949-1956, assistant head department, 1950-1956, professor, from 1956, head department, 1956-1961. Visiting professor Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, India, 1967-1969, program leader, 1971-1972.

Physicist, Laboratoire Joliot-Curie de Physique Nucleaire, Orsay, France, 1962-1963.

Works

  • Contributor numerous articles.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Physicists in Medicine, American Association Physics Teachers, Society Nuclear Medicine, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Constance Mary Sullivan, July 15, 1947. Children: Wendy Elizabeth, Grant Sullivan, Paul John.

father:
Jacques Gaston Fox

mother:
Lulu Margaret (Connell) Fox

spouse:
Constance Mary Sullivan

children:
Wendy Elizabeth Fox

Grant Sullivan Fox

Paul John Fox