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Lawrence J. Green was born in Fulton, Illinois, in 1923. He graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and then served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he continued his studies at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning his master’s degree in 1950, then continued on to earn his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1955. He served as a faculty member and chairman of the physical education department at Hope College from 1952 until 1970, and also as a tennis coach for 22 years. The collection contains his personnel records (RESTRICTED), dissertation from graduate studies at the University of Iowa, reports from the physical education department at Hope College, photographs, and memorial programs and articles.


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