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Kantrowitz, Arthur Robert
American physicist, founded Avco-Everett in 1955. Vice president and director of Avco Corporation, 1856-1978.

Born: 1913. Died: 2008-11-29.

Arthur Kantrowitz earned his Ph.D. in physics from Columbia in 1947 after having worked as a physicist for the NACA from 1936 to 1946. He taught at Cornell for the next decade, meanwhile founding the Avco-Everett Research Lab in Everett, Massachusetts, in 1955. He served as its director, senior executive officer, and chairman until 1978 when he became a professor at Dartmouth. From 1956 to 1978 he also served as a vice president and director of Avco Corporation.



Country: USA. Bibliography: 535, 5592.

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