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Doctor John Bardeen

Doctor John Bardeen

Male 1908 - 1991  (82 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name John Bardeen 
    Title Doctor 
    Born 23 May 1908  Madison, Dane, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information 1919 
    Lad of 10 Wins Award.
    Lad of 10 Wins Award.
    The Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin. Thursday afternoon, June 19, 1919 page 5.
    Census 1920 
    1920 Bardeen.
    1920 Bardeen.
    1920 US census, Dane, Wisconsin, enumeration district 45, Family Number 172, Bardeen.
    Census 1930 
    1930 Bardeen.
    1930 Bardeen.
    1930 US census, Dane, Wisconsin, enumeration district 13-35, Family Number 32, Bardeen.
    Occupation 1945 
    An electrical engineer who was the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor; and again in 1972 with Leon N Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity. 
    Wins Second Nobel Prize.
    Wins Second Nobel Prize.
    The Holland (Michigan) Evening Sentinel, Friday, October 20, 1972 page one.
    John Bardeen Magazine.
    John Bardeen Magazine.
    John Bardeen on a magazine cover from September 1948 with William Shockley and Walter Brattain at Bell Labs where they invented the first transistor.
    Occupation 1951 
    He became a professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His first Ph.D. student was Nick Holonyak the inventor of the first LED. 
    Bardeen Plaque.
    Bardeen Plaque.
    In honor of his time spent as a professor, the engineering quadrangle at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is named the Bardeen.
    Died 30 Jan 1991  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Although he lived in Champaign-Urbana, he had come to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, for medical consultation.
    Dr John Bardeen Obituary.
    Dr John Bardeen Obituary.
    The New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 1991 section B, page 9.
    Buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I22937  Nagel
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2017 

    Father Charles Russell Bardeen,   b. 8 Feb 1871, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1935, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Althea Harmer,   b. 10 Sep 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1920, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 5 Aug 1905  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Maxwell,   b. 7 Apr 1907,   d. 31 Mar 1997  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1938  Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Maxwell Bardeen,   b. 1939  [Birth]
     2. William Allen Bardeen,   b. 1941  [Birth]
     3. Elizabeth Bardeen,   b. 1944,   d. 2000  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    Documents
    Bardeen Maxwell Marriage.
    Bardeen Maxwell Marriage.
    Bardeen - Maxwell application for marriage licence.
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F7519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart