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Van Vleck, John Hasbroucklocked

(13 March 1899–27 October 1980)
  • Frederick Fellows

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Van Vleck, John Hasbrouck (13 March 1899–27 October 1980), theoretical physicist, was born in Middletown, Connecticut, the son of Edward Burr Van Vleck, a mathematician, and Hester Laurence Raymond. In 1906 the family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, and young Van Vleck grew up there, earning his A.B. in physics at the University of Wisconsin in 1920. He married Abigail June Pearson in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1927; they had no children....

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