Alfred Lee Loomis

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Birthday
4, 1887
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 11, 1975 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1887
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 11, 1975 (87)

About

Scientist who invented the LORAN or Long Range Navigation System for use during World War II. He was also involved in the preliminary meetings of the Manhattan Project, which later produced the world's first atomic bomb.

Before Fame

He studied math and science at Yale University before graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1912.

Trivia

He invented the Aberdeen Chronograp which was used to measure the velocity of artillery shells.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Ellen Farnsworth on June 22, 1912 and they had three sons together.

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He was commended by Franklin D. Roosevelt for his inventions.

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