Inductees from 1974

 
  1. Rev. Aloysius B. Begley, O.P. (1905-1978)

    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 (1904-1992)

    Categories: Civic Leaders, Religion & Churches

    John Seville Higgins was born in London England on April 14, 1904.He immigrated to the United States in 1923 and became a naturalized citizen in 1936. A graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio, with both baccalaureate and master's degrees. He entered Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston Illinois where he received a bachelor's degree in divinity. Read more >

  6. Mowry Lowe (1910-1973)

    Categories: TV & Radio

    Mowry Lowe was born on March 12, 1910 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Samuel and Fanny (Udler) Perlow. He graduated from both Pawtucket High School and Northeastern University in Boston.

    He began his long career in radio broadcasting in 1931 as "Maury Lowe" when he joined WEAN Providence as an intern. He was known for his "Man on the Street" broadcasts. 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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