Some honorary degrees bestowed at the earlier college and university commencements:
New York University
Painter Edwin Rowland Blashfield Dr. Fine Arts
Publisher Adolph Simon Ochs (N. Y. Times) Litt.D.
Speaker Nicholas Longworth LL. D.
Herbert Hoover LL.D.
Governor Alfred Emanuel Smith LL.D. (his first academic degree)
Miles Farrow, organist and choirmaster of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine D. Mus.
President Max Mason of the University of Chicago D.Sc.
Henry Osborn Taylor, historian Litt. D....