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Bradley, Wilmot Hydelocked

(04 April 1899–12 April 1979)
  • Clifford M. Nelson


Bradley, Wilmot Hyde (04 April 1899–12 April 1979), federal geologist, paleolimnologist, and science administrator, was born in Westville, Connecticut, the son of John Lucius Bradley, a dentist, and Anna Miner Hyde Bradley, who gave him an abiding interest in electrical-mechanical phenomena and natural history. In 1916 “Bill” Bradley passed from high school in nearby New Haven to Yale's Sheffield Scientific School, where he studied mechanical engineering, then chemistry, and, in his senior year, geology with Alan M. Bateman and ...

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