George Henry Megrue

George Henry Megrue

George Henry MegrueOccupation: Scientific Instrument Executive
Born: Jamaica, New York, March 23, 1936

Education:
PhD, Columbia University (1962)
MA, Columbia University (1960)
AB, Amherst College (1957)

Career:
Co-founder, Secretary, Foxglove School, Inc., New Canaan, CT (1975-Present)
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Megrue Microanalytical Systems Co., New Canaan, CT (1974-Present)
Research Fellow, Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, MA (1966-1973)
Research Scientist, Smithsonian Astrophys. Observatory, Cambridge, MA (1966-1973)
Research Chemist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY (1964-1966)
Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory (1962-1964)

Civic:
Co-President, New Canaan High School PTA (1984-1985); Trustee, New Canaan Historical Society, (1985); St. Luke’s School, New Canaan (1979-1985); Co-founder, New Canaan Teen Center Inc., (1985) New York Academy Sciences

Achievements:
Patentee, System and Technique for Gas Analysis

Awards:
Recipient, Carole Eisner Award for Sculpture for “Sunrise,” 55th Annual Art of the Northeast Juried Exhibition (2004); Honoree, Apollo Lunar Analysis Group, NASA (1969-1973); Ethiopian Rift Valley Expedition, National Geographic Society (1969)

Memberships:
Local President, Rotary International (1985-1986); Founder, Austrian Summer Exchange, Rotary International (1983); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Geophysical Union; American Chemical Society; Explorers Club; Rotary International

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Family:
Son of Enoch Gest Megrue; Mildred Katherine (Marker) Baehr
Married Suzanne Jacobsen (March 29, 1958)
Children: George Richard; Katherine Diane; Karen Lynn; Kevin Scott

Hobbies:
Sculpture; Travel; Sports

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in Finance and Industry – 1987-1988, 25th Edition (pub. 1987)

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