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Lauritsen, Charles Christianlocked

(04 April 1892–13 April 1968)
  • Charlotte E. Erwin

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Lauritsen, Charles Christian (04 April 1892–13 April 1968), nuclear physicist, rocket designer, and national defense science policy adviser, was born in Holstebro, Denmark, the son of Thomas Lauritsen, a sawmill owner, and Marie Nielsen. Lauritsen graduated with a degree in architecture from the Odense Technical School in 1911. In 1915 he married Sigrid Henriksen, a radiologist; they had one child, ...

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