Robert Feare

gMichael’s older brother. Robert Feare grew up in San Diego with Michael, their younger sister Margaret, and the sibling’s parents Edgar and Hazel. An exceptionally bright individual, Robert was pushed by his parents to succeed in school. He graduated from Caltech in 1925 with an undergraduate degree in chemistry, after which Robert immediately entered a graduate program to specialize in nuclear chemistry.

Robert earned an internship with the government while he was still working on his master’s. The Army eventually started him on a career path in laboratory development in Nevada. He has remained in Nevada since 1929.


On November 6th 1935, the Army stormed through Edgar and Hazel Feare’s home in San Diego. Warrant-less, they claimed to be looking for Robert.

Robert Feare

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