George Henry Megrue

George Henry Megrue

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

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

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)

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

Patentee, System and Technique for Gas Analysis

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)

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:

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

Sculpture; Travel; Sports

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


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