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Name Grise, Finley Christopher, 1886-1973
Birth Date 1886
Place of Birth Lewisburg, KY
Death Date 10/2/1973
Spouse Mary Eunice Eshman
Children Richard F.
Dorothy (Grise) Dodson
Mary Ruth (Grise) Forester
Titles & Honors Finley Grise Hall
Places of Residence Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, KY
Education WKU Life Certificate, 1913
BS George Peabody
MA George Peabody
PhD George Peabody


Occupation WKU teacher 1913-1959
Foreign Language Dept. Head 1924-
Dean 1927-1959
Archives Entries 7
Library Entries 4
Object Entries 4
Photo Entries 0
Notes Obit, Western Alumnus, Winter 1973-74

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