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date: 19 October 2019

Langmuir, Alexander Duncanlocked

(22 September 1910–22 November 1993)
  • Elizabeth W. Etheridge

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Langmuir, Alexander Duncan (22 September 1910–22 November 1993), epidemiologist, was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Charles Herbert Langmuir, an insurance company executive, and Edith Ruggles. When he was eleven years old, the family moved to Englewood, New Jersey, where he soon came under the influence of his uncle, ...

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