Donald E. Young

Donald E. Young served as a communications officer in the Infantry during WWII before receiving his PhD in physics from the University of Minnesota. Afterwards, he played a key role in the Midwestern Universities Research Association (MURA). When the National Accelerator Laboratory was established, he was the first person hired by the lab’s director, Robert R. Wilson. He played a leading role in the design and construction of the LINAC and was heavily involved with the LINAC during his time at Fermilab. He retired in 1990 and passed away in 2012.

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Donald E. Young in 2005