Leverett G. Davis, Jr. was born on March 3, 1914 in Elgin, Illinois. He did his
undergraduate work at both the University of Washington and Oregon State College. His
graduate work was done in physics at Caltech, where he received his doctorate in 1941. He
remained at Caltech as a faculty member until his retirement in 1981.
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