Karl Taylor Compton

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American physicist

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According to Wikipedia, Karl Taylor Compton was a prominent American physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1930 to 1948. The early years Karl Taylor Compton was born in Wooster, Ohio, on September 14, 1887, the eldest of three brothers and one sister, Mary. His father, Elias Compton, was from an old American Presbyterian family, and his mother, Otelia Augspurger Compton, was from an Alsatian and Hessian Mennonite family that had recently immigrated to the United States. He came from a remarkably accomplished family in which his brother Arthur became a prominent physicist and sister Mary a missionary.

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