Robert Andrews Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 (1868 - 1953) MP

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Birthplace: Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in San Marino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: Heart attack
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Robert Andrews Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Robert A. Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the charge on the electron and for his work on the photoelectric effect. He served as president of Caltech from 1921 to 1945. He also served on the board of trustees for Science Service, now known as Society for Science & the Public, from 1921-1953..."

"...Millikan died of a heart attack at his home in San Marino, California in 1953 at age 85, and was interred in the "Court of Honor" at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Robert Andrews Millikan', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 20 September 2011, 19:30 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Andrews_Millikan&oldid=451551784> [accessed 24 September 2011]

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Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923's Timeline

1868
March 22, 1868
Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States
1902
April 10, 1902
Age 34
1903
August 23, 1903
Age 35
1906
1906
Age 37
1913
December 12, 1913
Age 45
1953
December 19, 1953
Age 85
San Marino, Los Angeles, California, United States