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Dr. Robert A. Gregg, 94, Woodbridge: $12.8 million

Gregg, the inventor of Spandex and president of the Woodbridge Land Trust, was a renowned chemist. His will endows a chair in chemistry at the University of Michigan, from which he earned his doctorate. In 1942, Gregg joined the research staff of the United States Rubber Co., which later became... Courtesy of Bill Adamsen
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