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Fagg, Fred D. (Fred Dow), 1896-1981


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Fagg's copies of commencement ceremony programs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5057
Abstract Fred D. Fagg, Jr. (1896-1981) was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to California to attend the San Diego Army and Navy Academy in Pacific Beach, California. He then entered the University Redlands but left during his sophomore year to enlist in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He completed flight training and was soon assigned to the 92nd Aero Squadron, U.S.A.E.F, and in 1918 was flying night patrols across the English Channel. When the war was over,...
Dates: 1948-1955

Fred D. Fagg Inauguration ephemera

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5006
Abstract Fred D. Fagg served as the sixth president of the University of Southern California (1947-1957). During his tenure, the University underwent a great deal of post-war growth; in April 1948, USC dedicated some 29 buildings-- most of them former U.S. Army barracks. Fagg also initiated the construction of much-needed new buildings, including a cafeteria and residence halls as well as classroom and research facilities. As the University grew in significance nationally and internationally, Fagg...
Dates: 1948

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