In Memoriam: Ash O'Donnell
SF Chronicle article pays tribute to the late Ashton O’Donnell ’43
Whether attending or participating in organizing them, many campus community members have been involved with O’Donnell Lectures over the years. You may know that one of the namesakes of the endowed lectureship, Ashton “Ash” J. O’Donnell ’43, passed away July 28, 2010.
The San Francisco Chronicle has published a tribute article about O’Donnell, a physicist, diplomat and devoted Whitman supporter. The article recounts his expression about having met the two loves of his life at Whitman – physics and his wife, Virginia Graham. His
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