Oral history interviews of the American Foundations of Philanthropy in the 20th Century Oral History Project, 1989-1993.
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James P. Shannon was born on February 16, 1921 in South St. Paul, Minnesota to Patrick Joseph Shannon and Mary Alice McAuliff Foxley Shannon. He was the youngest of 6 children in a large Irish Catholic family. Joseph Shannon was born in Ireland, and was the owner of Shannon Cattle Company in South St. Paul. Mary Alice was first married to Fred Foxley, and was widowed with four small children prior to marrying Joseph Shannon and having two children with him, James and his older siste...
Former Urban League CEO Hugh Price is descended from Boston's celebrated fugitive slave, George Latimer, and his son, Lewis Howard Latimer on his mother's side of the family. Price was born November 22, 1941 in Washington, D.C. and grew up around the campus of Howard University where his father, Dr. Kline Price, practiced medicine. He attended Blanche K. Bruce Elementary School, Georgetown Day School and graduated from Coolidge High School in 1959. He graduated from Amherst College in 1963, and ...
Richard Lyman was Stanford's seventh president, serving from September 1970 to the summer of 1980. He first came to Stanford in 1958 to teach in the history department; he served as vice president and provost from 1967 to 1970. Under Lyman's leadership, the university first embarked on rigorous cost control and budget-cutting programs, and then on the ambitious "Campaign for Stanford" to raise $300 million. The successful five-year drive raised $132 million for the university's endowment and add...
Foundation executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Alan Pifer : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528503 Philanthropist. From the description of Reminiscences of Alan J. Pifer : oral history, 1997-1998. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269255314 ...
Paul N. Ylvisaker was a noted city planner, government official, foundation executive, and dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education from 1972-1982. He was known for his efforts in addressing urban issues, for philanthropy, and for committing the Harvard Graduate School of Education to a public service mission. From the description of Papers of Paul N. Ylvisaker, 1939-1992. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064160 Paul N. Ylvisaker, a native of St. Paul, Min...
Nonprofit chief executive Emmett D. Carson was born on October 6, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois to city business inspector Emmett Carson and Chicago Public School's head cook Mary Carson. He graduated from Emil G. Hirsch High School in 1977 and received his B.A. degree in economics from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1980. In 1983, he obtained his M.P.A. degree in international affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, followed by ...