Plutonium Injections – Patient HP-5

This biography is in honor of one of the patients that were injected with plutonium in Rochester, NY during WWII. Paul R. Galinger was born 4 Jan. 1889 to Henry and Elizabeth Galinger. Paul had a younger sister Mable E. Galinger. The family is living in Waterloo, NY in the 1900 census. Also living with …

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Plutonium Injections – Patient HP-4

This biography is in honor of one of the patients that were injected with plutonium in Rochester, NY during WWII. Jean E. Daigneault was born 9 Feb. 1927 to Ulysses L. and Ethel M. Daigneault. The parents were both born in Rhode Island. Jean’s older brother, Robert, and older sister, Ruth, were both born in …

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Plutonium Injections – Patient HP-3

This biography is in honor of one of the patients that were injected with plutonium in Rochester, NY during WWII. Eda Wilhelmina (Lach) Schultz Charlton, born 1 April 1897, is the youngest of four daughters born to August Lach and Henrietta Olsowsky. August and Henrietta were probably married in Germany and came to the US …

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Plutonium Injections – Patient HP-2

This biography is in honor of one of the patients that were injected with plutonium in Rochester, NY during WWII. William Purcell was born 5 Aug. 1897 to Michael M. and Sarah A. Purcell. His father was an immigrant from Ireland that in 1900 was working for a railroad in Westfield, NY. By 1909 the …

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40 years ago today…

On July 20th 1969 the first people from this planet walked on the moon. It was one of the greatest steps of exploration since Columbus finding the new world. The race to the moon proved that we take on an advanced technological challenge and make it happen. Yet, the computers on the lunar modules were …

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Plutonium Injections – Patient HP-1

This biography is in honor of one of the patients that were injected with plutonium in Rochester, NY during WWII. They were people just like you and me but were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Amedio Lovecchio was born on 20 May 1878. His family thought that he came to the US …

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