Dr. Megrue is born in Jamaica, New York to Enoch Gest Megrue and Mildred Katherine Baehr.
Dr. Megrue receives a Bachelor of Art from Amherst College.
Dr. Megrue marries Suzanne Jacobsen.
Dr. Megrue receives a Master of Art in geology from Columbia University.
Dr. Megrue earns a PhD in geology from Columbia University and begins a post-doctoral appointment in the Chemistry Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Dr. Megrue becomes a junior scientist in the Chemistry Department at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Dr. Megrue becomes a research associate, working with Oliver A. Schaefer in the Geology Department of the State University of New York, where they built instrumentation for the NASA laboratory in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Megrue becomes a scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and a Research Fellow of the Harvard College Observatory.
Dr. Megrue develops and patents a laser microprobe mass spectrometry system and technique for analyzing small quantities of meteorites.
Dr. Megrue serves as the principal investigator of the Ethiopian Rift Valley Expedition with the National Geographic Society, and as the principal investigator of the NASA Apollo 12, 14, and 15 returned lunar samples.
Dr. Megrue incorporates Megrue Microanalytical Systems Co., a research and development company based upon the patented instrumentation he developed.
Dr. Megrue takes up sculpture, which he later extends to graphics and photography.
Dr. Megrue, along with his wife, incorporates the Foxglove School, Inc., where he served as secretary.
Dr. Megrue establishes a student summer exchange program with Rotary International in Linz, Austria.
Dr. Megrue serves as president of the New Canaan Rotary Club.
Dr. Megrue co-founds the New Canaan Rotary annual lobster fest.
Dr. Megrue receives the Carole Eisner Award for his sculpture, “Sunrise,” at the 55th Annual Art of the Northeast Juried Exhibition.
Dr. Megrue retires as a scientific instrument executive.