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William Scheide ’36: Celebrating a Century of Books, Bach, and Beneficence

February 17th, 2014 / Advancement

When William Scheide ’36 was born on January 6, 1914, Woodrow Wilson had stepped down as president of Princeton University and was president of the United States; Henry Ford had just introduced an assembly line to build the Model T; and workers in Washington, D.C., were placing the first stones in the Lincoln Memorial.

Alumnus Peter B. Lewis leaves outstanding legacy at Princeton University

November 25th, 2013 / Daniel Day

Peter B. Lewis, a Princeton alumnus and former trustee who built Progressive Corp. into one of the largest automobile insurance companies in the United States and who donated generously to the University and other causes, died at his home in Coconut Grove, Fla., of an apparent heart attack Saturday, Nov. 23.

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