Friday, June 17, 2011

NEWSPAPER TIDBIT: Lizton Man Receives Degree in Boston (1926)

from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, June 17, 1926 – page 8, column 4:

Robert R. Blake, son of Mr. and Mrs. George R. Blake, of Lizton, received the degree of Bachelor of Sacred Theology from the School of Theology of Boston University, Monday. President A. Lawrence Lowell, of Harvard, delivered the commencement address and 1,000 degrees were awarded. An academic procession, marking a brilliant spectacle, preceded the commencement ceremonies. No honorary degrees were given. Pres. Daniel L. Marsh of the university presented the diplomas. The exercises came as the culmination of a week of senior events and alumni reunions.

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