Adrienne Lowry

Adrienne Lowry arrived at Los Alamos in 1942 after her husband, radiochemist and co-discoverer of plutonium, Joseph Kennedy, was selected by J. Robert Oppenheimer to lead the chemistry division at Los Alamos. Prior to the birth of her first child, Lowry helped carry mail between Los Alamos and Santa Fe. 

Adrienne Lowry's Timeline

  • 1943 Jan Moved to Los Alamos, NM.
  • 1943 to 1945 Worked in Los Alamos as a switchboard operator and a mail carrier between Santa Fe and Los Alamos.