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Eugene H. Ogle '55

Gene _OgleEugene H. Ogle '55 majored in Physics. As a student, he played on the football and track teams. He also participated in the choir under Leonard Holvik taking trips to the east coast, singing at Harvard University and the United Nations, and singing with the Cincinnati Symphony. Besides receiving his B.A. from Earlham, he received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue in 1956.

Gene worked as a spacecraft system engineer for 40 years for such companies as Boeing and Hughes Aircraft Co. He currently lives in Torrance (Los Angeles), CA with his wife, Rebecca.

Gene has served on the Alumni Council since 1988 on the Off-Campus Affairs Committee. He was recently named a Lifetime Member of the Council. His favorite memories of Earlham are of his numerous friends and classmates including being on the same football team with Darrell Beane '55, and in courses in math with Dr. David Telfair, in physics with Dr. George Van Dyke, in religion with Dr. Elton Trueblood and in English with Dr. Helen Hole.

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