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Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Lieutenant General 1
Birth:
17 Aug 1896 2
Albany, New York 3
Death:
13 Jul 1970 4
Jul 1970 2
Washington DC 4
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Leslie Groves
Leslie Groves
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Bradbury, Groves, and Jette
Bradbury, Groves, and Jette
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General Leslie Groves (left) and Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Farrell, 1945
General Leslie Groves (left) and Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Farrell, 1945
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General Leslie Groves (left) with Professor Robert Oppenheimer
General Leslie Groves (left) with Professor Robert Oppenheimer
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Vannevar Bush, James B. Conant, Major General Leslie Groves and Colonel Franklin Matthias
Vannevar Bush, James B. Conant, Major General Leslie Groves and Colonel Franklin Matthias
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Leslie Groves, 1942
Leslie Groves, 1942
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Leslie Groves, Richard Tolman, and Robert Bacher
Leslie Groves, Richard Tolman, and Robert Bacher
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Groves at the ground zero site of the Trinity test
Groves at the ground zero site of the Trinity test
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Oppenheimer and Groves at the Trinity Test site
Oppenheimer and Groves at the Trinity Test site
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Full Name:
Leslie Richard Groves, Jr. 1
Full Name:
Leslie Groves 2
Birth:
17 Aug 1896 2
Albany, New York 3
Male 3
Death:
13 Jul 1970 3
Jul 1970 2
Washington DC 3
Cause: heart attack 3
Burial:
Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia 3
Residence:
Last Residence: Washington, DC 2
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Birth:
Mother: Gwen née Griffith 3
Father: Leslie Richard Groves 3
Marriage:
Grace Wilson 3
10 Feb 1922 3
Seattle, Washington 3
Spouse Death Date: 1986 3
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Lieutenant General 1
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Education:
Institution: U.S. Military Academy 3
Place: West Point, NY 3
From: 15 Jun 1916 3
To: 01 Nov 1918 3
Military Posts:
1920: Fort Benning, Georgia 3
1921: Camp Lewis, Washington 3
1922: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 3
1925: Galveston, Texas 3
1927: Fort DuPont, Delaware 3
1929: Nicaragua 3
1936: Kansas City, Missouri 3
1939: Washington DC 3
Directed Manhattan Project:
1942-1946 3
Oversaw building of the Pentagon:
1941-1943 3
Social Security:
Card Issued: District of Columbia 2
Social Security Number: ***-**-8808 2
U.S. Army:
Command held: Armed Forces Special Weapons Project 3
Command held: Manhattan Project 3
End: 1948 3
Rank: Lieutenant General 3
Start: 1918 3

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