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Class News - 1940s

June 14, 2004

1941

Henry Pete ’41, M.Ed. ’52, founding president of Rogue Community College, received the title president emeritus from the Rogue Community College Board of Education in November 2003. Pete was the college’s president from 1971 to 1980.

1947

Marguerite A. Belshee Baker ’47 transferred to Lewis & Clark for her senior year and met her late husband, Gerald “Gerry” Baker ’48, M.Ed. ’56, in ballet class, which he took as part of his training for skiing. After graduating from the College, marguerite earned a master’s degree and Gerry became a lawyer. The Bakers enjoyed 51 years of marriage and had four children. Soon after retiring in 1998, Gerry passed away.

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