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Yale University, founded before the United States achieved independence, is the third-oldest institution of higher learning in the country. The elite Ivy League school boasts the second-largest academic library in the entire world, and counts among its alumni five U.S. Presidents, three sitting Supreme Court Justices, multiple Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winners, and Olympic medalists. This site was created to pay tribute to all the Yalies who've helped make it one of the country's finest institutions.

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Yale Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of CHAUNCEY LUFKIN Jr.

Chauncey Forbush Lufkin, Jr. Chauncey Forbush Lufkin, Jr. (Lucky) died on July 21, 2014 in his home, surrounded by his family. Lucky, born May 28, 1927, grew up in Rye, NY with his parents Chauncey Forbush Lufkin and Margaret Wende, and brothers Peter and Dan. Lucky attended Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT before enlisting in the Navy in 1945 at the age of 17. He then graduated from Andover Academy in 1947 and Yale University in 1951. After college he went to work for Owens-Corning...
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