Eugene C. Pulliam Law Degree

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Eugene C. Pulliam Law Degree - Laws Degree To fie Given To Publisher TEMPE...
Laws Degree To fie Given To Publisher TEMPE (Special) - Eugene C. Pulliam, publisher of The Arizona Republic and The Phoenix Gazette, will be awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree Tuesday during Arizona State Univer- .sity's 73rd annual commence- news of the world for the readers) of their papers and the 76 news- ment exercises. This was announced yester- d a y by Dr. G r a d y Gammage, ASU president. 0,11 The ASU Pulliam award will be the fifth honor' degree conferred on Pulliam, who has been similarly honored >y Wabash College, Indiana Tech- ilcal College, Baker University, .nd Indiana University. A newspaperman since his chool days when he started one if the nation's first college dailies, Pulliam was one of nine DePauw University students who founded Sigma Delta Chi, national jour- lalistic fraternity, at the Green- astle, Ind., school, in 1909. His professional career began s a reporter with the Kansas City Star, and at the age of 23, D ulliam became the youngest ewspaper publisher in the United tales when he took over the Uchison, Kans., Champion. IN ADDITION to the Phoenix ewspapers Pulliam also is the publisher of seven newspapers in Indiana, including the Indianapo- Us .Star News. and The Indianapolis! The publisher and his wife, Nina Mason Pulliam, have traveled in 86 countries since 1944 to get the human, political, and economic japolis B'nai B'rith awards, in rec-j Recognition nf outstanding servicp in ihe tifM u! coniiiniini) rt-lcUions. I PULLIAM, who is national chairman of Sigma Delta Chi, is a trustee of Depauw, the American Institute for Foreign Trade, and the Foundation for Economic Education, and is a director of the New York Central Railroad. In 1956 he was named one of thej first two recipients of tie Indian-;

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  1. Arizona Republic,
  2. 15 May 1959, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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