Clair Cameron Patterson Net Worth

Clair Cameron Patterson was a chemist born on June 2, 1922 in Iowa. He is best known for his work in developing the uranium-lead dating method and for his role in determining the age of the Earth. He was also a pioneer in the field of environmental pollution. His net worth, biography, age, height, family, and career updates are all available online.
Clair Cameron Patterson is a member of Chemist

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day June 02, 1922
Birth Place Iowa
Birth Sign Gemini

💰 Net worth: $100K - $1M

His new uranium-lead dating method led to the first accurate measurement of the Earth's age, which was estimated to be 4.55 billion years. Because of his revolutionary research lead levels within the blood of Americans are reported to have dropped by up to 80% by the late 1990s.

He worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II, first at the University of Chicago and later at Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

His discovery also led the finding that tetra-ethyl lead, a common additive to car fuel at the time, was toxic, and he campaigned for its removal.

He met his wife Laurie McCleary at Grinnell College, where both were students.

Like him, Vannevar Bush worked on the Manhattan Project.