In Memoriam: Harold J. Waddlegger (1920-2009)

We are sad to announce the passing of Harold J. Waddlegger (October 9, 1920 - April 7, 2009).  

From 1982 until he retired in 1990, Harold was the Shop Foreman for the research laboratories in our department.  Previously, from 1968 until 1978, his title was Instrument Maker in Columbia’s Office of Research Services; from 1978 through 1981 he was the Senor Machinist in the Department of Civil Engineering.   

Harold is remembered not only as an expert machinist, but as a dedicated colleague, an unflappable shop supervisor, and a good friend.


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