Hugh L. Dryden (1898 – 1965)

He graduated from Baltimore City College, a high school, at the age of 14, he went on to graduate from Johns Hopkins three years later in 1916 with an M.S. in physics and then continue on at Johns Hopkins to earn a Ph.D. by the age of 20 in physics and mathematics in 1919. He became an aerodynamicist working on various projects including bombs and planes during WWII. He later became deputy administrator of NASA.

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