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Caldwell, Eugene Wilsonlocked

(03 December 1870–20 June 1918)
  • Joanna B. Downer

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Caldwell, Eugene Wilson (03 December 1870–20 June 1918), radiologist, was born in Savannah, Missouri, the son of William W. Caldwell, a prominent lawyer, and Camilla Kellogg. After Caldwell graduated from high school, the family moved to Concordia, Kansas, and at seventeen he enrolled at the University of Kansas in Lawrence to study electrical engineering. Beginning in his sophomore year, Caldwell worked as an assistant to physicist Lucien I. Blake, who requested Caldwell’s assistance for extended experiments in submarine telephony off the coast of Taunton, Massachusetts, during the summers....

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