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Leslie R. Groves

Leslie R. GrovesAKA Leslie Richard Groves

Born: 17-Aug-1896
Birthplace: Albany, NY
Died: 13-Jul-1970
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Director of the Manhattan Project

Military service: US Army (1918-48, retired as Lt. General)

Wife: Grace Hulbert Wilson (m. 1922, until his death, d. 1986)

    University: University of Washington (1914)
    University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (two years)
    University: US Military Academy, West Point (1918)

    Manhattan Project Director
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Sperry Rand VP

Author of books:
Now It Can Be Told: The Story of the Manhattan Project (1962, history)

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