President's Office 1875-2001

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President's Office 1875-2001




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Eugene Hotchkiss III was born and raised in Highland Park, IL, the son of a stock broker and the sister of George F. Kennan. He attended Dartmouth College, served in the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, and worked in student affairs at Dartmouth and at the Claremont colleges in Los Angeles. He served as Executive Dean of Chatham College, Pittsburgh, prior to becoming president of Lake Forest College in 1970. He retired in 1993. He also was active in many civic roles locally during and after his presidency of the College.

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The collection consists of papers of the presidents of Lake Forest College. Materials are sparse from the presidencies of Robert Patterson, Daniel Gregory, William Roberts, James McClure, John Coulter, Richard Harlan and John Nollen. Beginning with Herbert Moore through Gene Hotchckiss, records include correspondence, subject files, and official documents. David Spadafora's presidency is not well documented.

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