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date: 28 May 2020

Lawrence, Ernest Orlandolocked

(08 August 1901–27 August 1958)
  • George B. Kauffman

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Lawrence, Ernest Orlando (08 August 1901–27 August 1958), physicist, was born in Canton, South Dakota, the son of Carl Gustav Lawrence and Gunda Jacobson, schoolteachers. Both parents were Lutherans of Norwegian ancestry. Lawrence’s constant childhood companion, who lived across the street, was Merle A. Tuve...

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