Alan J. Heeger

Citizen from Akron, IA

Alan Jay Heeger is an American physicist, academic and Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry.  Heeger was born in Sioux City, Iowa, to a Jewish family. He grew up in Akron, Iowa, where his father owned a general store. 

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Akron, IA 51001

Plymouth County, IA

Plymouth County, IA

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