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John Faucett

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John A. Faucett
Born 1950s.
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Biography

John was born in Tacoma while his father was serving in the army. A few months later, the family moved back to Southern California. John lived in Bell, San Dimas, Montclair, Monterey Park, Anaheim, and Orange, all in California, and Parker, Arizona.

John graduated from Katella High School in Anaheim. He attended Fullerton College where he earned an Associate of Arts degree in physics. Then he attended University of California, Irvine for two years and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree also in physics.

John moved to Eugene, Oregon and attended two years of graduate courses in physics at the University of Oregon.

In June 1978 John married Shirley Ann Temple of Eugene. They were divorced in 1979.

Prof. David K. McDaniels became his thesis advisor and moved him to Los Alamos, New Mexico where he began experimental medium energy nuclear physics research at the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF) He was also supported and advised by Prof. Wayne Swenson of Oregon State University.

John completed his thesis on "A Kinematically Complete Measurement of Proton Knockout by 220-MeV Pions on C-12" and graduated in December 1984 with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in physics.

In 1984 he married Valerie Rose Adams of Los Alamos, where they lived for the next several decades.

In 1984 he began a post-doctoral position with New Mexico State University under Prof. George Burleson.

John joined the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in 1988 as a computer system manager for the LAMPF Data Analysis Center. In 1993, he moved over to the controls system team where he helped maintain and develop software for the thousands of devices used to operate the accelerator.

LAMPF was soon renamed the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE). In 2006, John became the Controls Software Team Leader and stayed in that position until his retirement.

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Thanks, John, for joining the Unknowns Project. We can use all the help we can get. Don't forget to add your name to Progress Reports on the Unknowns Project Page. And check out the instructions and list of unknown surnames on the Unknowns Space Page.

Shirley

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John,

Many thanks and agree with your edit on Salem. The "1833" became more clear after converting the color image of the gravestone to grayscale, increasing contrast and reducing brightness.

John

posted by John Manifold
I will have to check my info but I do remember there being a Fawcett in the family line somewhere. I can let you know or you can email me and I can send you the link I have that traces the Valentines back to France!
posted by Christine Valentine
Vera Beebe Pettit 3338 and Vera Pettit 3310 are the same person. Could someone help to get this merged?
posted by Penny (Allen) Hughes
Hi John,

If you decide you want to join the Portugal Project just send me a pm with your email and I'll add you. We'd love to have you on the team!

Mindy Silva

posted by Mindy Silva
OK John, you must be related to the Kirklands of NC - do you have any "hidden" stuff that links them back to Ayrshire in Scotland?
posted by Roy Lamberton
The 1930 census has him with his parents and brothers.
posted by Darvana (Dennis) Woods
I realized that after I rechecked...but my question still stands. Why did you delete that part of the bio? Just wondering is all
posted by Darvana (Dennis) Woods
So um...why did you delete what I put in the biography of Frederic Aldinger? Just...uh, just wondering.
posted by Darvana (Dennis) Woods

John is 42 degrees from Louis Braille, 20 degrees from Greta Moody and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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