Education: Marriage at Missouri

Since 1920, students marrying while enrolled at the University of Missouri risked a penalty of losing all university credits. The alternative, if one's wedding could not wait, was to keep it secret until one had one's diploma safely in hand. Notable undergraduate marriages disclosed after last month's commencement exercises: Harriet Guitar, president of a Missouri sorority, and Justin Roach, 1929 basketball captain, son of Cornelius Roach, onetime Missouri Secretary of State, in September, 1929; William Gibson, footballer, and Helen Bretz, fellow student from St....

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