Ridenour, Louis N. (Louis Nicot), 1911-1959

Alternative names
Dates:
birth 1911‑06‑27
death 1959‑05‑21
Gender:
WorldCat, harvard, uil, LC, lc

Biographical notes:

Ridenour was dean of the Graduate College and professor of Physics, 1947-1951, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus).

From the description of Papers, 1946-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154303021

Physicist and author.

From the description of Louis N. Ridenour papers, 1917-1960 (bulk 1945-1959). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984016

Biographical Note

Born, Montclair, N. J.
B.S. in physics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Married Gretchen Hinckley Kraemer
Instructor in physics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Ph.D. in physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
Assistant director, Radiation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass.; headed team that developed SCR 584 gun laying radar
Consultant to the secretary of war; field duty as chief radar advisor in North African, European, and Pacific theaters of World War II
Professor of physics and dean of graduate college, University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill.
Editor-in-chief, Radiation Laboratory series of technical books
Chairman, scientific advisory board to the chief of staff, United States Air Force
Vice president, International Telemeter Corp., Los Angeles, Calif.
Visiting professor of engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Published and edited with William A. Nierenberg, Modern Physics for the Engineer (New York: McGraw-Hill. 2 vols.)
Director of program development, Missile System Division, Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, Calif.
Director of research, Missile System Division, Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, Calif.
Assistant general manager and chief scientist, Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, Calif.
Vice president and general manager, Electronics and Avionics Division, Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank Calif.
Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Louis N. Ridenour Papers, 1917-1960, (bulk 1945-1959), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)



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