Class of 1950

Morris Metz '50 receives Legion of Honor

November 8, 2011

Morris Metz ’50 Receives French Legion of Honor

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The French government has honored Morris Metz ’50 for his personal contribution to the liberation of France during World War II. On Oct. 13, he was named a “chevalier” of the National Order of the Legion of Honor (Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur). The award was presented by Olivier Serot Alméras, Consul General of [...]

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June 22, 2010

Former Trustee Ralph E. Ward Jr. ’50 Dies

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He had received an honorary degree from Lafayette and its George Washington Kidd Award Ralph E. Ward Jr. ’50, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees from 1972-82 and an internationally known businessman, died Oct. 7. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the College in 1980. The Alumni Association honored him with [...]

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November 18, 2008

Aerial Pranksters

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Class of ’49 took trash talk to new heights before annual football game The Lafayette-Lehigh football rivalry would not be complete without grand tales of victory, defeat, and hi-jinks. Back in the day, no annual matchup could pass without the obligatory pranks or campus raids. Lafayette’s Class of ’49 went to extreme lengths to keep [...]

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July 31, 2007

College Celebrates Marquis de Lafayette’s 250th Birthday Sept. 6

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Party features food, music, Revolutionary War re-enactors, and the Marquis himself Lafayette is throwing a huge party Sept. 6, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birthday. There will be food, music, dancing, a lecture by award-winning Marquis biographer Lloyd Kramer, Revolutionary War re-enactors, and even an appearance by the Marquis himself. [...]