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Thomas William Reader


Born January 14, 1936 in Kimball, NE to Carl Edwin Reader and Winona Adams Reader. Thomas attended rural elementary schools and graduated in 1953 from Kimball County High School. In 1958 he graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a major in physics. While an undergraduate he took part in Sputnik watches and seismology data gathering.

Thomas was employed at White Sands Missile Range from July 1958 until his retirement in April 2005. The majority of his time there he was engaged in electronic warfare vulnerability assessment. He was an active lifetime member of the Association of Ol...

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