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Vanderbilt University consistently ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. Situated in the heart of Nashville, it draws students from 50 states and 90 foreign countries, and its alumni include U.S. senators, Academy Award winners, Nobel Prize winners and U.S. Poet Laureates, notably Robert Penn Warren. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who’ve contributed to Vanderbilt’s rich legacy.
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Vanderbilt University Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Joseph Ellis Jr.

Joseph Porter Ellis, Jr. Nashville, TN Joseph Porter Ellis, Jr., age 97, passed away on August 19, 2014 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Porter, a life-long Nashvillian, attended Isaac Litton High School and Vanderbilt University. He enlisted in the US Army during WWII, completing Officer Candidate School and rose to the rank of Captain in charge of a large platoon stationed in Burma. The platoon was the first down the Burma Road. After the war, Porter returned to Nashville...
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JAMES PITCOCK Obituary (CommercialAppeal)

James Allison Pitcock, M.D., 84, died on August...

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