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Northwestern University is a founding member of the Big Ten conference and boasts renowned programs in business, journalism, law, communication and more. With campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois – as well as Doha, Qatar – Northwestern enrolls 16,000 of the best and brightest each year. Wildcat alumni include senators, governors, Supreme Court justices, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, Olympic medalists, and scores of Oscar and Emmy winning actors, writers and directors. This memorial site is dedicated to all the Wildcats who’ve made Northwestern a top-notch institution.
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Northwestern University Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Joseph Backor

joseph j. backor, 89 1925 - 2014 ROCKFORD - Joseph J. Backor was born to Joseph and Mary Backor on January 25, 1925, in Montreal, Canada and passed away at the Atrium on Monday, December 15, 2014, at the age of 89. Married Jeanne G. Backor (nee Kanney) in Chicago, on July 19, 1947. Graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in mechanical engineering, receiving his commission from the U.S. Navy from Colombia University. Joe worked in management in the manufacturing field, volunteered...
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