Mary (Dunham) Eastman ’37

Published on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Mary (Dunham) Eastman ’37 celebrated her 91st birthday on January 11, 2011. She has lived a wonderful life “thanks to Becker College.” Mary worked for the U.S. Veterans Administration during the war and after moving to Chicago was  employed by the Argonne National Lab to research and develop the first atomic submarine, “The Nautilus.” She has  received a Volunteer Service Award from the mayor of her hometown, Elmhurst, Ill. and has been president of seven  organizations. Mary has a son and a daughter, ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.