Education: Kudos, Jun. 22, 1953

University of Chicago

Hans A. Bethe, professor of physics at Cornell University, who first explained the nuclear source of the sun's energy

D.Sc.

Kemp Malone. professor of English literature at Johns Hopkins University.

L.H.D.

Dartmouth College

Lester B. Pearson, Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs

LL.D.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the U.S

LL.D.

University of Detroit

Conrad Hilton, hotelman

LL.D.

Citation: "Son of the spacious American Southwest, whose breadth of vision, adventurous spirit, and free-reined energy have electrified the business world with all the thrill of a western romance . . ."

Martin Patrick Durkin,...

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