John Herbert Hollomon, Jr. (1919-1985), Smithsonian Institution Archives, John Herbert Hollomon, Jr. (1919-1985), research metallurgist, General Electric Laboratories. The photograph was distributed when Hollomon was named one of America's Ten Outstanding Young Men of 1954 by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Also on the list that year was attorney Robert F. Kennedy and test pilot Charles E. Yeager..