Budd Roswell Russell

Budd Roswell Russell, the emeritus William F. Harn Professor of Physics at The College of Wooster, died Sunday 4 March 2007 in Columbus Ohio at the age of 87. He was born 11 August 1919 in Ridgeville Corners Ohio to the late Floyd O. and Bertha M. Russell. He was a graduate of University of Kansas and the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Ph.D. in physics. He taught physics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia from 1947-1955 and at The College of Wooster from 1955-1987. In 1945, Dr. Russell was one of 70 Manhattan Project employees who signed the Szilard Petition to the President of the United States. Dr. Russell was survived by his loving wife, Wilma, whom he married 14 July 1951; his four children and their spouses, Neil (Sue) Russell of Wakefield MA, Susan (Bob) Doersam of Columbus, Nancy Russell (Carl Miller) of Columbus, and Ned (Shu San) Russell of Tucson, AZ; and five grandchildren, Neil Swinger, Nicole Russell, Robert Doersam, Eileen Russell and Paul Swinger. Donations were suggested to either the Carter Center or the American Friends Service Committee.