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Dr Thomas Neville Bonner

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Dr Thomas Neville Bonner

  • Birth 28 May 1923 Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
  • Death 2 Sep 2003 Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 8310436

Educator and Author. Thomas Bonnor was the president of Wayne State University in Detroit from 1978-82, where he crafted student-exchange agreements with universities in Germany, Poland, Israel and Costa Rica. Under his leadership, Wayne State became the second university in the U.S. to establish scholarly exchanges with the Chinese Academy of Science. Before that he was president of Union College in Schenectady, New York. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in history from the University of Rochester and served in an Army intelligence unit during World War II. Later, he earned his doctorate from Northwestern University. He published several books about medical history including his latest published in 2002, "Iconoclast," an account of Abraham Flexner who was a pioneeer in the field of medical education.

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  • Added: 24 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8310436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Thomas Neville Bonner (28 May 1923–2 Sep 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8310436, citing National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .