Edward B. Giller

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Giller in the 1950s

Edward Bonfoy Giller (July 8, 1918 – October 1, 2017) was an American Air Force (USAF) Major General. He was the assistant general manager for military application, United States Atomic Energy Commission,[1] Germantown, Maryland. He was born in Jacksonville, Illinois

Giller was assistant director and then director of the Research Directorate for the Air Force Special Weapons Center at Kirtland Air Force Base in the 1950s and 60s.[2]

Giller died in Bernalillo, New Mexico on October 1, 2017 of pneumonia complicated by Alzheimer's disease at the age of 99.[3]

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  1. "Major General Edward B. Giller". U.S. Air Force Military Biographies. via HighBeam (subscription needed). January 1, 2004.
  2. Dyson, George (2002). Project Orion : the true story of the atomic spaceship (1. ed.). New York: Henry Holt and Co. pp. 193–5. ISBN 9780805059854.
  3. Obituary for Edward Bonfoy Giller Jr.