Plutonium Injections; part 4 of 4

My part researching was done but there were three Rochester area patients still without names. It wouldn’t take long to find out who they were. The March 8th issue of the Albuquerque Tribune had the names of two more patients. HP-10 was Daniel Nelson who was a cook and traveled. Ms. Welsome found him from …

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Plutonium Injections; part 3 of 4

Ms. Welsome came to Rochester to do interviews and I was able to go along to give directions and also because I was interested in being in on her interviews. We went to the apartment where William Purcell’s sister, Joan was living but she wasn’t at home. Ms. Welsome did get to talk to her …

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Plutonium Injections; part 2 of 4

There was a three part series titled The Plutonium Experiment published in the Albuquerque Tribune from 15 – 17 Nov. 1993. It totaled 44 tabloid size pages. At that time only four of the names of the patients injected from throughout the country were known. Usually after a story this large appears in another newspaper, …

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Plutonium Injections; part 1 of 4

This is a story that I have been wanting to write about for years but just never got around to doing until now. I got a phone call in early 1993 from a reporter wanting me to do some genealogical research. She mentioned that she was looking for people that had been experimented on and …

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Revolutionary War Soldiers

Happy July Fourth! This holiday makes me think of my ancestors Matthew Halsey and Jacob Wilklow that were soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Neither were in any battles but that doesn’t matter as they still were ready to fight if they needed to. I noticed another blog, Genealogy and Family History(.com) has a good posting on …

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