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Harvard University is the oldest institution of higher learning in the country, and for nearly 400 years has remained among its very finest. Eight U.S. Presidents have graduated from Harvard, including President Barack Obama, and 75 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university. This site was created to pay tribute to all who've made Harvard one of our most prestigious and storied institutions.

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Harvard Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Walter FIREY

FIREY, Walter Dr. Walter Firey, professor of sociology at the University of Texas (from Assistant Professor in 1946 to Emeritus Professor in 1985), died peacefully in his home surrounded by loving family members on December 21, 2014 in Austin, Texas. He was born in Roundup, Montana, August 13, 1916, the eldest son of Dr. Walter I Firey, Sr. and Marie Oveson Firey. Moving with his family to Seattle he graduated from the University of Washington, thence going to Harvard University where he...
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Leonard FALL Obituary (Dayton)

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BENSON, B. Robert 1922 – 2014 Passed away...

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GORDON COOGAN Obituary (BostonGlobe)

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TUCSON, Ariz. - H. Duncan Rollason, Jr., 97,...

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ERSKINE--Robert. The Chamber Music Society of...

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John R. Blair of Chicago and formerly of Glen...

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LOGUE, Dr. Patrick J. 82, of Belleair,...

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Matthews, Robert D. Jr. Of Boston, Vice...

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Ralph Noel Maud 1928 - 2014 A remarkable man of...

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