Richard G. Hewlett

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Richard G. Hewlett, posing with the Bush-Conant file on the development of the atomic bomb (1958).

Richard Greening Hewlett (February 12, 1923 – September 1, 2015) was an American public historian. He was best known for his work as the first official Chief Historian of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).

Hewlett was born in Toledo, Ohio. He joined the United States Army Air Corps during World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

Hewlett died on September 1, 2015 at the age of 92.[1]

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  1. Wellerstein, Alex (September 8, 2015). "In Memoriam: Richard G. Hewlett (1923-2015)". Restricted Data. Retrieved September 10, 2015.