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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 David Nelson Sr.

David Henry Nelson, Sr., 97, passed away on April 9, 2014 in Evanston, IL at Westminster Place surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Ann Whitley Nelson, daughter, Marti (George) Lannert, Evanston, IL, sons, Hank (Nan) Nelson, Topeka, KS and Sam (Karen) Nelson, Colorado Springs, CO. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Whitley Nelson. He and Mary Ann raised their children in Golf and Glenview from 1949-2003. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great...
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