Bush, Vannevar (03/11/1890-06/28/1974)

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  • Occupation: Science administrator, engineer
  • Number of Terms: 3
  • Committees/Roles: Member, Executive Committee, November 1940-January 1, 1956


  • Bush, Vannevar 1890-1974
  • Board of Regents
  • Citizen Regent
  • Board of Regents Executive Committee


Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type



District of Columbia

Short Legal Citation

  • 54 Stat. 82 (1940), ch. 76
  • 60 Stat. 160 (1946), ch. 246
  • 66 Stat. 154 (1952), ch. 455


American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; Dictionary of American Biography. Supplement 9. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada, 1994; Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Volumes 17-18, Supplement II. Edited by Frederick L. Holmes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990; Who Was Who in America. Volume 6, 1974-1976. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1976.

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Regent Tenure: 04/04/1940-01/01/1956


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