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Robert L. Dillon ’43

Robert Dillon ’43, July 9, 2001, in Richland, Washington. During World War II, Robert served in the U.S. Army Air Forces. After the war, he earned a master’s in chemistry in 1947 and a PhD in 1951, both at Northwestern University. He was a corrosion chemist and manager in Richland, Washington, for General Electric and Battelle Northwest, retiring in 1984. He continued to do scientific consulting work after his retirement. Survivors include two sons, a daughter, and seven grandchildren. His wife of 54 years died in March of this year.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2001

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