Tollestrup, Alvin

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Tollestrup, Alvin Gender: M
Alvin Virgil Peterson Tollestrup
born on 22 March 1924 at 16:45 (= 4:45 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 02°07' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 27°07 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 15°53'

Alvin Tollestrup


American high-energy particle physicist best known for his key roles in the development of the superconducting magnets for Fermilab's Tevatron and the formation of CDF. He won the National Medal of Technology in 1989 for his work on the design, testing, and commissioning of the Tevatron's superconducting magnets, which was the first large-scale application of superconductivity.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Prize 1989 (National Medal of Technology)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher (Physics)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (University professor)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Navy, WWII)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (National Medal of Technology)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator