Millet ‘Skillet’ Morgan

Millet G. Morgan died at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center January 14, 2002. He was founder of the Radio Physics Lab at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering and a leading researcher in the field of ionospheric physics. He grew up in Hanover, New Hampshire and had a life-long interest in ham radios, graduating from Cornell with degrees in Physics, and a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 1938 Nicknamed Skillet during his tenure in the huts, he worked at Greenleaf in 1935 and 1936, remaining an active hiker climbing mountains in the U.S. and Europe with members of his family. He was also active in the early skiing community in Hanover and while at Cornell founded and coached the Cornell ski team.