Inductees from 1974

 
  1. Rev. Aloysius B. Begley, O.P.

    Categories: Education & Universities, Religion & Churches, Sports - Basketball, Sports - Hockey

    Reverend Aloysius B. Begley, O.P. was Providence College Director of Athletics for thirty-one years. Read more >

  2. Dr. Leon Cooper

    Dr. Leon Cooper (1930-)

    Categories: Education & Universities, Technology & Science

    Dr. Leon Cooper, a physicist at Brown University, won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1972, with two other U.S. scientists. Read more >

  3. Nelson Eddy (1901-1967)

    Categories: Music (Singers, Composers)

    Nelson Eddy, 1901-1967, was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company who later acheived fame as the singing star in eight light operetic films, co-starring with Jeanette MacDonald. Read more >

  4. Charles A. "Rip" Engle (1906-1983)

    Categories: Education & Universities, Sports - Football

    Charles A. "Rip" Engle was Head Football Coach at both Brown University and Penn. State.  In sixteen years with the Nittany Lions, he never had a losing season. Read more >

  5. Rt. Rev. John Seville Higgins, D.D. (1904-1992)

    Categories: Civic Leaders, Religion & Churches

    Rt. Rev. John Seville Higgins, DD., 1904-1992, was Episcopal Bishop of Rhode Island for seventeen years until his retirement in 1972. Read more >

  6. Mowry Lowe

    Categories: TV & Radio

    Mowry Lowe began as a pioneering New England newscaster in 1931. As a gifted announcer and premier radio station executive, he was one of the leading communications experts in the area. Read more >

  7. Joseph Vincent Paterno (1926-2012)

    Categories: Education & Universities, Sports - Football

    Joe Paterno, 1926-2012,  was one of the winningest coaches in the nation. He never had a losing season during his tenure as Head Coach of head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from 1966 to 2011.  A Brooklyn native, he attended Brown University where he played football both as the quarterback and a cornerback. He was named national "Coach of the Year" in 1968, and "Eastern Coach of the Year'" in 1973. Read more >

 

 

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