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Leroy George Augenstein

biophysicist , educator

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