Name Description  Field(s) and Sector(s)
Sam L. Agron

Following his service in the United States Navy during World War II, Dr. Sam Agron attended Johns Hopkins University and earned his PhD in Geology, focusing his research on the structural and geologic environment of the Peach Bottom slate.  Agron later taught at Brown University before accepting a teaching position at Rutgers University-Newark and remaining on the faculty of the geology department for over thirty years.

Sciences/Geology

University

Walter Alexander Dr. Alexander, a Tuskegee Airman, was the first black man to graduate from the School of Engineering at Rutgers in 1943 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He went on to work for Douglas Aircraft as a draftsman in California before enlisting in the USAAF in 1944.  He trained at Keesler and Tuskegee Army Airbases as a fighter pilot, but World War II ended before he was deployed.  He later attended Howard University's dental school and became a distinguished dentist in New Jersey as well as being the first black man to be appointed to the State Board of Dentistry in 1972.

Medical/Engineering

Private

Elliot Bartner Mr. Bartner graduted from Rutgers with a degree in Chemistry in 1943.  He worked on several medical R&D projects for the Bureau of Biological Research at Rutgers and Squibb during WWII.  These projects tended to involve the study of human blood.  He worked on projects such as Human Blood Fractionation that was part of a Navy project.  He also had OSRD contracts at the Office of Scientific Research and Development as a Chemist.  While working there, Bartner taught chemistry at Rutgers.

Sciences

Industry/University

William H. Bauer William H. Bauer graduated from Rutgers with a degree in Ceramics in 1942.  He served as a staff officer with the Fifth Air Force in the PTO.  During his military service, Bauer was sent to numerous stations across the Pacific Theater.  After the war, Bauer became a professor at Rutgers.  While teaching there, he helped George Brown work on their first post-World War II research contract working on steatite.  He served as President of the Rutgers Alumni Association during his time at Rutgers.  He also was in the active reservers and upon retiring achieved the rank of a two star general.

Sciences

University

John E. Baylor Mr. Baylor was a member of the Class of 1944 at Rutgers, majoring in Agriculture.  After graduating he joined the USAAF and served as bombardier on a B-24 with the 5th Air Force in the PTO.  He served in Mindoro in the Philippines and Yokohama, Japan.  After the war, Baylor enlisted in the inactive reserves and returned to Rutgers for further education and employment.  He recieved his PhD from Penn State and taught Agronomy at Penn State for 26 years.

Sciences

University

Samuel E. Blum Dr. Blum graduted from Rutgers University in 1942 with a degree in Chemistry.  He enlisted in the USNR in 1943 and served aboard an escort aircraft carrier in the Pacific Theater.  During the war, he was a production chemist working on synthetic rubber explosives.  After the war he obtained a fellowship at Rutgers and received his PhD in Chemistry.  He also was Project Leader for the Battelle Memorial Institute and a member of the research staff at IBM.  He has done research from 1950 to the time of the interview, and made several contributions to the field in various areas, but most especially with solid state electronic materials.  He also coinvented the use of ultraviolet lasers in dental and surgical procedures for which he was awarded Outstanding Invention by IBM in 1990.  He has won several others awards for his work on inventions in the sciences.

Sciences

Industry/Universtiy

Albert N. Brown Dr. Brown graduated from Creighton University in 1927 and majored in Dentistry.  He contiued his practice until he was called into the military in 1935.  During the war he became a member of the US Army Dental Corps, 24th Pursuit Group, V Interceptor Command and fought in the Philippines until the surrender of Bataan.  He survived the Bataan Death March and spent the remainder of the war as a POW in the following camps: Hakodate, Babai, Machi, and Hokkaido Island.  After the war he continued his education at USC, but never continued his dentistry practice.

Medical

Private

Mary Lou Norton Busch Ms. Busch was a student at New Jersey College for Women before she left school to work as a lab technician in a Manhattan Project plant (Houdaille Hershey, Decatur, IL) in World War II, where her work was classified.  She later returned to Douglass College to earn her degree in 1982 after marrying and raising 3 children.

Sciences

Industry

Robert L. Byram Dr. Byram is a member of the Rutgers Class of 1944.  He majored in Agriculture and was President of his graduating class.  He enlisted in the US Army in 1943 at Fort Dix, NJ.  Byram then attended veterinary school at Michigan State University in the Army Specialized Training Program.  He worked at a Veterinary Practice in Rockford, Michigan from 1948 to 1985.

Medical

Private

M. Leon Canick  Dr. Canick graduated from Rutgers in 1942 with a degree in Biology.  He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served as the skipper of an LCT in the ETO and PTO.  He was discharged from the Navy in 1946 and went to medical school in New York.  He worked as the attendent and chief from 1954 to 1990 and since 1994, he has worked as the full-time chair of the SUNY Department of Plastic Surgery.

Medical

University

Melbourne R. Carriker Dr. Carriker graduated from Rutgers University in 1939 with a degree in Agriculture and a minor in Zoology.  In 1943, he enlisted into the Naval Reserve and served as an officer on a submarine chaser in the Aleutian Islands.  After the war he became an instructor at Rutgers, an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina, a Supervisor Fishery Research Biologist at Oxford, a Director of Systematics-Ecology Program, and has worked since 1972 as a Professor at the College of Marine Studies, at the University of Delaware.

Sciences

University

Sidney Cohn Dr. Cohn graduated from Rutgers in 1944 majoring in math and natural science.  He was a medical student in Dallas, Texas during World War II.  Between the wars he did his residency at Bronx Hospital, New York.  He enlisted into the Army in 1952 and during the Korean War, he served as an Army medical officer and participated in the "Operation Big Switch" prisoner exchange.  After the war, he opened up his own pracitce as an OB/GYN.

Medical

Private

Donald B. Cook Mr. Cook was a child on the American home front during World War II.  After graduating from Rutgers College of Engineering in 1958, he served in the US Coast Guard.  In Seattle, he worked as an engineer in the early 1960s. He recieved his MBA from the University of Washington in 1967. In 1969, he started his own corporation in New Brunswick, Cook and Associates Managment Consultants.

Engineering

Private

Fernand de Percin Dr. de Percin, a New Brunswick, NJ native, was visiting his father in Martinique when World War II broke out in Europe and barely escaped being trapped in the French colony.  After graduating from Rutgers College, he entered the US Army Air Forces where he became a metrological officer, serving at weather stations in the United States, Caribbean and South Pacific.  He spent most of his postwar career as a US Army civilian research scientist specializing in extreme climates.  He also served with the National Science Foundation from 1961 to 1980.

Sciences

Government

John Dowling, Jr. Professor Dowling went to Rutgers, graduating in 1942 with a degree in agriculture.  During World War II he flew missions in a B-24 for the OSS in the 8th Air Force, dropping supplies and agents into Nazi-occupied Europe.  He served in the ETO theater and saw combat action in Germany.  After the war, he became a Poultry Instructor and worked at Cook College until his retirement in 1984.

Agriculture

University

Elmer C. Easton Dr. Easton attended Lehigh University during his undergraduate years and graduated in 1931.  He then earned his doctoral degree at Harvard University for Electrical Engineering.  He served as the Dean of the Rutgers College of Engineering from 1948 until his retirement in 1974.  During the Second World War, Easton taught RADAR to officers in the US Armed Forces studying at Harvard University.

Engineering

University

Clifford A. Ellis Mr. Ellis was a child and student on the home front during World War II.  He graduated from the College of Engineering in 1958 with a degree in Civil Engineering.  He enlisted into the US Army in 1958 and served on active duty until the late 1960s.  In his civilian career, he was an engineer with the New Jersey Department of Transportation as Chief Engineer of Regional Design until 1992.

Engineering

Industry

Samuel J. Errera Dr. Errera served as an infantryman in the ETO in France and Germany and saw action in both areas.  Dr. Errera spent two years at Syracuse University before entering Rutgers in the summer of 1946 and received a degree in civil engineering in 1949.  He became an associate professor at Lehigh University, an associate professor at Cornell University, a Consulting Engineer at Bethlehem Steel Corporation, and then a Consultant from 1991 on.

Engineering

University

Andrew H. Eschenfelder Dr. Eschenfelder was born in Newark, NJ and raised in Glen Ridge, NJ.  He attended Rutgers briefly before joining the US Navy in October 1943.  He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II as part of a SeaBees unit on Hawaii, Tinian and Eniwetok.  He also served in the occupation forces in Bremerhaven, Germany, after the war's end.  He returned to Rutgers on the GI Bill, where he earned a BS in Physics in 1949 and a PH.D. in Physics in 1952.  He then worked for IBM from 1952 to 1981 as a physicist and R&D executive.

Technology

Industry

Herbert S. Estell Mr. Estell attended Rutgers before and after the war, receving his certification in Chemistry in 1945.  He helped to develop and produce dyes for military use, including nigrosine, which is a shark repellent and a black dye, and uranine, which is a fluorescent dye.  In 1955, Herbert established the Bruce C & C Co. Inc., a producer of dyes.  For more than 50 years he worked with his company as CEO, lab technician, sales representative, mixer, packer and sometimes deliveryman.

Sciences

Industry

Nicholas Filippone Mr. Filippone was a student and war worker during World War II, studying mechanical engineering.  He graduated from Rutgers in 1945.  At Western Electric, he worked on the manufacture of radio receivers, transmitters and components, required for assemblies.  He was drafted into the Army after the war in 1948 and worked in research and development but served in support roles due to poor eyesight.

Engineering

Industry

Richard O. Fimmel Mr. Fimmel served as a combat engineer in the European Theater and in the army of occupation following V-E Day, where he met his wife, Edeltraud.  During his career, Mr. Fimmel worked for NASA and served as project science chief and then eventually project manager on the Pioneer satellite program.  He worked on Pioneer 6 through Pioneer 13.  He has written books about the Pioneer missions and retired in 1993.

Sciences

Industry

Hans Fisher Professor Fisher and his family emigrated from Germany in the late 1930s to escape the Nazi regime's persecution of Jews.  He was among the refugees aboard the St. Louis in 1939 when the ship was turned away from the United States and Cuba.  He later settled in New Jersey, attended Rutgers College of Agriculture and became a professor and administrator at the University.

Sciences

University

Richard Flitcraft  Mr. Flitcraft worked in the chemical industry during World War II.  He entered Rutgers in 1937 as a chemistry major.  He graduated in 1942.  During his college years, he worked at DuPont as a chemist.  He also produced material for the Manhattan Project.  After the war, he worked in Germany as a chemist.

Sciences

Industry

Sidney Goff  Dr. Goff entered Rutgers in 1938 as a plant pathology and agricultural research major graduating in 1942.  He enlisted in the Army Air Forces and served as a communications instructor from 1943 to 1945.  He has been fully retired, but busy, since 1988.  Before that, he was a consultant at the Squibb International Animal Health Division.

Sciences

Industry

Howard K. Goldberger Dr. Goldberger was born in Perth Amboy and raised in neighboring South Amboy, NJ.  He studied biological science at Rutgers College from 1938 to 1941, then entered the University of Pennsylvania Dental School.  He completed his degree there as part of the Army Specialized Training Program in 1944.  He then served in the Pacific Theater (the Philippines & South Korea) in World War II with a US Army quartermaster unit as a dentist.  After returning home, he practiced dentistry as a sole-operator and in dental practices in Northern New Jersey.

Medicine

Irwin Gordon Dr. Gordon served as a combat engineer in the ETO theater, where he earned two Purple Hearts.  He entered Rutgers as a ceramics major graduated and eventually received his PhD from the same university.  He worked from 1952-1986 at RCA Laboratories as a member of the technical staff.

Sciences

Industry

Lawrence Gordon Mr. Gordon graduated from Rutgers in 1954 majoring in Geology and recieved his Masters in 1956.  Gordon enlisted in 1954 and served as an officer in various Ordnance, Engineer, Field Artillery, Quartermaster, Logistical and R&D (Petroleum Reserves) units during his active and reserve career in the US Army.  He was discharged in 1981 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of the US Army.  He worked for Shell Oil Company developing new ventures for 35 years before retiring in 1991.

Sciences

Industry

Douglas Grahn Dr. Grahn entered Rutgers in 1941, majoring in agricultural and then biological sciences.  He enlisted into the US Army in 1943 and served as an antiaircraft gun battalion fire director in the ETO.  He graduated from Rutgers in 1948. He has worked as a research scientist in the US Atomic Energy Commission Lab since 1953, working in anatomy and pathology.

Sciences

Industry

Laurence F. Haemer Mr. Haemer served as a US Army Signal Corps photographic lab technician in the European Theater during World War II.  He entered the Polytechnic Institution in 1930.  He graduated in 1943.  He worked as a senior chemist after leaving the military at Congoleum Corporation until 1981.

Sciences

Industry

C. Harrison Hill  Mr. Hill entered Rutgers in 1936 as a ceramics major and graduated in 1940.  He enlisted as an ordnance officer in 1941 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.  He served in the ETO, working on weapons development and securing captured enemy ordnance.  After the war, he received his Masters in Architecture from Yale University.   He worked as Director of Institutional Planning at Kean College from 1969-1984.

Architecture

University

Robert Hopkins Raised in Kentucky and Indiana, Dr. Hopkins graduated from Purdue University in 1964 before entering the Rutgers Graduate School of New Brunswick.  He earned his masters and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering there while working at RCA Laboratories.  He holds six engineering patents and, over the course of his career, worked in high-level management at RCA, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and the Sony Pictures High Definition Center.  He is noted for his contributions to the development of digital video and HDTV standards, and to the use of high-definition technology with film, the last two yielding Emmy Awards for his organizations.

Engineering

Industry

Harry F. Hutchinson Dr. Hutchinson attended Rutgers in 1937 as a biological sciences (pre-med) major and graduated in 1942.  He enlisted into the medical school program under the Army Specialized Training Program in World War II and had multiple stateside postings as a USAAF/USAF medical officer between 1946 and 1948.  From 1952-1986 he worked in the Fitkin and Point Pleasant Hospital.  Medicine
Henry Raymond Irons Mr. Irons graduated from Rutgers in 1943 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 and worked on radar for the US Navy at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC as a civilian electrical engineer.  After the war, Mr. Irons received his Masters in electrical engineering from Rutgers.  He spent much of his career as an engineer with the Naval Surface Weapons Center.  His achievements there include co-inventing a magnetometer used to map the Earth's electromagnetic fields (now part of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's collection) and designing circuits for the IMP and Explorer VI and XII satellites.

Engineering

Industry/Military

Arthur W. Jacoby Dr. Jacoby entered Rutgers University in 1943 as an engineering and biological sciences major before enlisting into the US Army in 1944.  During the war he served as a radio operator in military intelligence in the PTO.  After the war he returned to Rutgers under the GI Bill and graduated in 1949.  Afterwards, he attended medical school from 1950-1954.  He worked from 1959-1987 as an orthopaedic surgeon.

Medical

Private

Donald R. Jenkins Dr. Jenkins entered Rutgers in 1940 as a mechanical engineering major before enlisting into the Army Air Force in 1943 at the age of 20.  During the war he served as a navigator onboard a B-24 in the European Theater during World War II and flew 30 combat missions during the war.  Under the GI Bill, he returned to Rutgers and graduated in 1946.  He worked as a college professor at Lafayette from 1959-1987.

Engineering

University

Paul Jennings Dr. Jennings was a medical student during World War II.  He entered Rutgers in 1942 as a biology major and graduated in 1945.  During the Korean War, he served in the Public Health Service.  Since then, he has worked as a cardiologist.

Medical

Private

George A. Johannessen Dr. Johannessen entered Rutgers in the Fall of 1937, majoring in Vegetable Crops.  He enlisted into the US Army Medical Department in 1941 and served as an officer in the US Army Medical Administration Corps at various hospitals in the US & South Atlantic Theaters during the war, including Belem and Natal in Brazil and Lovell General Hospital at Fort Devens, MA.  He worked on the faculty board at Cornell University and afterwards became the director of the California Tomato Research Institute for 23 years.  Dr. Johannessen served on the AEF Board of Directors since 1987.

Sciences

Industry

Lloyd Kornblatt Dr. Kornblatt entered Rutgers in 1940 as a pre-veterinary major before enlisting into the Army in 1943.  He studied veterinary medicine in the ASTP.  Dr. Kornblatt graduated Rutgers and went to the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School.

Medical

Private

Bernard Levine Dr. Levine was a high school student and a poultry farmer during World War II.  He entered Rutgers in 1947 as a poultry science and agriculture major under a Standard Oil 4-H scholarship and a state scholarship.  He graduated from Rutgers in 1951.  Agriculture
Gordon F. Lewis Dr. Lewis initially served in the 106th Infantry Division in a heavy weapons company, then transferred to the Ordnance Corps for several postings, as well as a special assignment to a psychiatric rehabilitation project focused on GIs with PTSD.  He served overseas in the occupation of Okinawa in a replacement depot.  He entered Rutgers in 1942 as a sociology major, graduating in 1949.  From 1961-1988, he worked in academia in sociology.

Sciences

University

William Lewis William Lewis entered Rutgers in 1938 and majored in chemistry, graduating in 1942.  He enlisted into the USAAF and served as a B-24 navigator in the China Burma India Theater during World War II.  After a brief postwar career in chemistry, he rejoined the US Air Force as a weather officer and retired in 1968.  He continued his career in metrological research with the FAA for 15 years programming computers to analyze fog data and published papers on radar studies.

Sciences

Industry

John G. Lofstrom Dr. Lofstrom trained as a US Navy radio/radar technician in Chicago and Corpus Christi before being assigned as an aviation electronics technician at NAS Quonset Point, where he outfitted carrier-based aircraft with radar and other systems.  He got his PhD in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1953.  He became a chemist at Dupont De Nemours E I & Company working in the Photo Products Department until his retirement in 1985.

Sciences

Industry

Howard H. MacDougall Dr. MacDougall entered Rutgers in 1938 and majored in agriculture.  He graduated in 1942 and then attended medical school through the ASTP program in 1944.  After V-J Day, he served as a doctor during the occupation of Korea.  He has served as a family physician since then, retiring in 1992.

Medical

Private

Robert D. MacDougall Dr. MacDougall entered Rutgers in 1938 majoring in Agriculture, graduating in 1942.  He enlisted into the US Marines in 1942 and served as a dive-bomber pilot in the Marine Corps Air Corps in the PTO for three and a half years.  He entered medical school upon coming home and opened a family medical practice with his twin brother until 1991, when they both retired.

Medical

Private

Charles W. Manger Mr. Manger served as a US Army medical technician onboard troopships in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II.  He entered Seton Hall in 1946 as a chemistry major and got his BS in 1947.  He spent his career as a research chemist and lab technican being in charge of an electron microscope at DuPont for 42 years.

Sciences

Industry

Maurice Meyers Dr. Meyers enlisted into the US Army in 1943 and served as an infantryman in the ETO from November 1944 until May of 1945.  He entered New York University in 1946 and he graduated in 1948 with a degree in Biology. Frrom 1960 on he has been a practicing physician.

Medical

Private

Calvin Moon Dr. Moon served onboard a submarine in the PTO during World War II.  He entered Rutgers in 1942 as a pre-veterinary major.  He enlisted in the USNR and was assigned to radio material program school for one year and also served in the Pacific where he went on five war patrols against the Japanese.  He returned to Rutgers after the war and graduated in 1948.  After leaving the military he went to veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania.  After 47 years of veterinary practice, Dr. Moon retired.

Medical

Private

Robert Olsen Dr. Olsen entered Rutgers in 1938 majoring in biological sciences (pre-med) and graduated in 1942.  He enlisted into the army as a physician in the ETO.  After the war, he remained in surgical training for two years.  After 1951 he opened his own private practice before becoming a senior surgeon at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut, where he worked until his retirement in 1992.

Medical

Private

Donald S. Pasternak Mr. Pasternak served as an aviation electronics specialist. He evaluated new equipment prior to its acquisition for the US Navy and flew anti-submarine patrols in the Caribbean as a radarman.  He went to the school of engineering at Rutgers and majored in ceramic engineering from 1955 to 1959, using the GI Bill.  He started MMI Industries and was its CEO from 1966-1983.

Engineering

Industry

John Pino Dr. Pino entered Rutgers as an agriculture major in 1940 and graduated in 1944.  He served as an infantry officer in the 69th Infantry Division in the ETO.  He recieved his PhD in zoology at Rutgers in 1951 and also taught at Rutgers after the war.  He was the director of a study on "The Global Conservation and Utilization of Genetic Resources" in the early 1970's.  From 1990 to the present he has worked as an independent consultant.

Agriculture/Sciences

University/Private

Norman Reitman Dr. Reitman entered Rutgers in 1928 as a Biology major and graduated in 1932.  He entered the New York University School of Medicine in 1936.  He enlisted in the the Medical Corps in 1943 and served as an Army Air Forces physician at an airbase in Alaska.  After leaving the military, Dr. Reitman opened his own practice.

Medical

Private

George Reynolds Dr. Reynolds entered Rutgers in 1935 as a physics and math major.  In 1944, he enlisted into the USNR.  As a Navy officer he worked on the detonation device for the atomic bomb at Los Alamos and was sent to Tinian as part of the unit that used the weapons against the Japanese.

Sciences

Government

Donald N. Riemer Professor Riemer entered the College of Agriculture in 1952 as a wildlife conservation and soils and crops major.  He graduated in 1956 and went on active duty through the ROTC program.  He served as a Nike air defense missile site officer and base wildlife convervation officer in the US Army in the 1950s.  After leaving the military he got a job as an associate professor at Rutgers and then a Fisheries Biologist at the New Jersey Division of Fish and Game.

Sciences

Government/University

Arthur L. Roth Dr. Roth entered Rutgers in 1938 as a biology major and graduated in 1942.  He served as an officer onboard the destroyer USS Wadsworth (DD-516) in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  When the war ended, he enrolled at the NYU School of Medicine and graduated with his MD in 1950.  He later became a noted cardiologist and physician in New Jersey.

Medical

Private

Joseph Saldarini Mr. Saldarini was a student at Rutgers during WWII.  He entered Rutgers in 1942, majoring in dairy manufacturing in the College of Agriculture.  He graduated in 1945.  From 1951 until his retirement in 1985, he worked in technical positions in the US and internationally for Canada Dry soft drinks.  He retired as Director of Quality Control and Production.

Sciences

Industry

Theodore Sattur Mr. Sattur entered Rutgers in 1938 as a biological sciences major. He graduated in 1942 and afterwards worked as a lab technician in a copper plant during World War II.  He worked at Metal 9 Thermit Corp Central Research, working on thermit improvements for underwater cutting and welding electrodes. Until 1982, he has worked at Asarco Inc. South Plainfeld NJ as a research scientist.

Sciences

Industry

Ralph Schmidt Mr. Schmidt entered Rutgers in 1938, majoring in Chemistry under the Upson Scholarship and graduated in 1942.  He worked in a Merck facility that manufactured penicillins and DDT during WWII.  Until his retirement in 1986, he worked as Vice President of Operations in Penicillin.

Sciences

Industry

Jerome Selinger Dr. Selinger entered Rutgers in 1941, initially majoring in engineering, then changed his major to the biological sciences after World War II.  He served as an infantryman in the ETO providing support for armored units.  After the war, he graduated from Rutgers in 1947 and then attended Columbia University School of Oral and Dental Surgery where he graduated in 1951.  He had his own private practice for 36 years, and since 1991 has worked as a dental consultant at Delta Dental Insurance.

Medical

Private

Bernard Z. Senkowski Dr. Senkowski served onboard the USS Bogue (CVE-9) in the PTO.  Prior to enlisting in the US Navy, he had worked in a defense plant that made parts for B-29s and developed napalm.  He entered Rutgers under the GI Bill in 1949, majoring in chemistry and graduated in 1951.  Afterwards, he pursued his doctoral studies, receiving his PhD in 1965.  He worked at Alcon Laboratories as a chemist from 1977 to 1988.

Sciences

Industry

Martin Sherman Dr. Sherman entered Rutgers in 1937, majoring in pre-med as a freshman,  and then switched to entomology in the College of Agriculture.  He graduated in 1941.  He received his Masters in Insect Toxicology and Plant Physiology in 1943 from Rutgers and his PhD in the same fields from Cornell in 1948.  He served in the Army Air Forces as a base officer for an 8th Air Force Bomb Group. He worked as an Entomologist and a Professor of Entomology.

Sciences

Industry/University

Seymour Silberberg Dr. Silberberg entered Rutgers in 1938 as a biological sciences major and graduated in 1942.  He enlisted into the Army Specialized Training Corps at the University of Pennsylvania Dental School in 1943 and attended dental school there during World War II.  During the Korean War, he served as an Air Force dentist in the United States.  He has worked as a dentist from 1945.

Medical

Private

Charles Louis Smart Dr. Smart entered the College of Agriculture as a poultry husbandry and biochemistry major, graduating in 1944.  He received his MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University.  He worked as an ammunition expert at the Philadelphia Cargo Port of Embarkation.  He is an author and co-author of 20 US patents in his field of study.  After VE Day, he joined WYETH Laboratories and helped with penicillin manufacturing as well as serving as senior researcher for New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection.

Sciences

Government/Industry

William Stalker Mr. Stalker entered Rutgers 1941, majoring in mechanical engineering, and graduated in 1944.  He enlisted into the Naval Reserves in 1944 and as a Navy officer, oversaw the repair and refit of ships at the Portsmouth Naval Yard. After the war he received his degree in Engineering and went on to work as an engineer for various companies until his retirement.

Engineering

Industry

Bert Tryon Mr. Tryon entered Rutgers in 1926 as a civil engineering major and graduated in 1930.  He enlisted into the Corps of Engineers in 1938 and served in the United States and the PTO during World War II.  Since then, he has worked for various engineering firms and worked on several projects such as The George Washington Bridge, the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike, and the tunnel under the Houston Ship Channel.

Engineering

Industry

David Tudor Dr. Tudor entered Rutgers in 1936 as a poultry sciences major and graduated in 1944.  During the war he worked as an accountant.  He worked from 1965 to 1978 as a research professor.  He has worked since then at the Veterinary School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Medical

University

Maurice Weill Mr. Weill entered Rutgers in 1939 as a math and science major.  He enlisted into the Army Air Forces in 1942 and during WWII served as an meteorological officer in the ETO.  He graduated from Rutgers in 1943 with a degree in Mathematics.  In 1956, he founded the Murray Construction Co. and has worked there until his retirement.

Sciences

Industry

P. Richard Wexler Dr. Wexler served as a dentist/medic with the 1st Calvary Division in the PTO.  He attended the University of Pennsylvania, and after the war worked as a dentist and consultant.

Medical

Sciences

H. Boyd Woodruff Dr. Woodruff entered Rutgers in 1935 as a soil chemistry major and graduated in 1939.  He was a graduate student on the home front during the war.  A pioneer in the field of microbiology, Dr. Woodruff developed antibiotics such as actinomycin as a graduate student under Dr. Selman Waksman at Rutgers University.  He was a researcher at Merck during World War II and afterwards. 

Sciences

Industry/University

Carl R. Woodward, Jr. Mr. Woodward entered Rutgers in 1935 as a biology, math, and microbiology major and graduated in 1940.  He worked at Merck in Rahway where he was involved in the production of penicillin during World War II.  He was Vice President of the Parenteral Drug Association and a member of the American Society of Microbiology.  Later in his career, Woodward worked at Warner Lambert as a industrial microbiologist until his retirment in 1984.

Sciences

Industry