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Science Talent Search 1949

Every year for over seven decades, forty finalists have been chosen to attend and compete in the Science Talent Institute week in Washington, DC. This page is a tribute to the memories and alumni of the Science Talent Search of 1949

Top Winner
Dwight Taylor
2nd Place
Caroline Herzenberg (Littlejohn)
3rd Place
Pierre Conner Jr.

Remaining Top Ten in alphabetical order:
Thomas Barr Jr.
John Kimball
Henry Landau
Thomas Martin
Nicholas Reinhardt
Ursula Santer (Victor)
Howard Shugart

Gala Speaker
Basil O'Connor


1949 Alumni Updates

A Nobel Pursuit: Walter Gilbert STS '49

We welcome and encourage updates on alumni from the Science Talent Search in 1949; please contact us with information.

1949 Finalists
 

RobertAnigsteinGalvestonTX
MichaelBachFlushingNY
RosalynBaronskySchenectadyNY
ThomasBarr, JrNashvilleTN
NormanBaumanBrooklynNY
RobertBlattnerShorewoodWI
VorsilaBohrerProspect HeightsIL
ElihuBoldtNew BrunswickNJ
RichardBrayEugeneOR
JackBrettNew YorkNY
MartinBrilliantBrooklynNY
GarrettCloughNewburghNY
PierreConner, JrLaFayetteLA
FritzDellGalenaOH
MyronGeorgeTopekaKS
WalterGilbertWashingtonDC
AlanGoldmanBrooklynNY
CarolineHerzenbergOklahoma CityOK
LavetaJohnsonOak ParkIL
JohnKaufmanGrinnellIA
JohnKimballAndoverMA
WilliamKriegsmanScarsdaleNY
HenryLandauNew YorkNY
ErikaLaPerchBronxNY
ThomasMartinClevelandOH
EdwinMerzSt LouisMO
RogerNelsonSpring CityUT
HelenOelsPhiladelphiaPA
CharlesPlantzPittsburghPA
NicholasReinhardtNewtownOH
UrsulaSanterKew GardensNY
PaulShimanMaplewoodNJ
HowardShugartGlendaleCA
MargarettaStonePhiladelphiaPA
GeorgeStoutSt LouisMO
DwightTaylorAltadenaCA
EdwardThorpLomitaCA
AnneWalowitzRego ParkNY
CarlWerntzWashingtonDC
HerbertWinstonForest HillsNY

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