Forest Hill Cemetery Nobel Prize Winners


John Bardeen May 23, 1908 Jan 30, 1991
Winner of two Nobel Prizes:
  • Discovered the Transistor Effect
  • Discovered Superconductivity



  • Howard M. Temin Dec 10, 1934 Feb 9, 1994
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1975
  • The UW's Lakeshore Path is dedicated to Howard.
  • A long-time advocate against smoking, and never a smoker himself, Temin died at the age of 59 from lung cancer.



  • John H. Van Vleck Mar 13, 1899 Oct 27, 1980
  • 1977 Nobel Prize for research in atomic structure.
  • Graduated form Madison High School in 1916.