Hyman Rickover, 1900-1986, U. S. Navy Admiral, "Father" of the nuclear submarine, The Rickover Effect, 1992
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Hyman G. Rickover, was an Admiral in the U.S. Navy. He directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of the U.S. Naval Reactors office. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity.