Frank Leigh Robeson

Frank Leigh Robeson (HMSVP)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.666', W 80° 25.503'

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(1884-1974)

Student 1901-1904
Faculty Member 1904-1954
Head, Department of Physics 1923-1954

As a student at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (now Virgnia Tech), Frank Leigh Robeson helped draw plans for many campus buildings and faculty houses. During half a century of employment with the college, he taught mathematics, mechanical engineering, and physics and wrote the leading physics textbook of the time. He was a fellow in the American Academy of Science.

Robeson Hall completed in 1960
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Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551004 N 4120294
Decimal Degrees37.22776667, -80.42505000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.666', W 80° 25.503'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 39.96" N, 80° 25' 30.18" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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