Karl Taylor Compton

Physicist, Author

1887 – 1954

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Who was Karl Taylor Compton?

Karl Taylor Compton was a prominent American physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1930 to 1948.

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Born
Sep 14, 1887
Wooster
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
  • The College of Wooster
Employment
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Died
Jun 22, 1954
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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