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Phil Gardner

Phil Gardner was senior labor recruitment supervisor for the Hanford site. Although he was first an employee of the DuPont Company, he worked under the direction of the War Manpower Commission and his tasks were assigned according to the needs of the War Department. He oversaw seven states in the south central region of the country and spent most of the war traveling domestically. He began his postion in May 1944 and was officially based in a War Manpower Commission Office in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Phil Gardner's Timeline

  • 1944 May Appointed Senior Supervisor of labor recruitment for Regions Nine and Ten (Louisiana through New Mexico, Missouri through Kansas).

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