Interviewees

Winsten, Seymour

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  • College/Year: RC '48; RC '56
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Winsten, Seymour (July 23, 2014)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): European
  • US Army Battalion: 211th Field Artillery Battalion

Description:
Seymour Winsten was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on June 14, 1926.  He enlisted in the US Army at Fort Dix in June 1946 and served with the 211th Field Artillery Battalion in Germany and was later stationed in Reims, France.  After the war, Mr. Winsten earned his PhD in Microbiology from Rutgers University.  He taught the first course on virology that was ever given in the United States at UPENN