Dr. Lew Allen, Jr.
1925-2010
Dr. Lew Allen Member
Retired Director , Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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  • 1978
  • Aerospace
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  • 1978
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY JOHN R. CASANI

LEW ALLEN, JR.—a towering figure in all respects—died on January 4, 2010, at his home in Potomac Falls, Virginia. He devoted 36 years of service to the nation in the U.S. Air Force, becoming a four-star general and the ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering work in combining technologies of space and information processing to strengthen the nation.