Lee Davenport '37 dies at 95; developed battlefront radar

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Lee Davenport '37 dies at 95; developed battlefront radar

Lee Davenport, a physicist who developed a radar device that helped bring Allied victories on major World War II battlefronts in Europe and the Pacific, died Friday in Greenwich, Conn.

To read the obituary in the New York Times, click here.

A Schenectady native, Davenport recalled his Union days while in town in 2006 for the inauguration of Stephen Ainlay as 18th College president. It was the fourth time he participated in the swearing in of a new Union president. To read the profile by Tina Lincer, associate director of communications and marketing, click here.