WILLIAM H. DAVENPORT JR., a world-renowned chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project at Princeton University, died Apr. 14, 2005, at age 83. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. After leaving Princeton, he became a research chemist at Monsanto, at Chase Brass and Copper, and later at Kennecott Copper. He was known for his research in rhenium. Survivors include his wife, Mary Garratt Davenport, and two children.