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Faces Behind the Places of DePauw University

This guide includes historical information about the people behind DePauw University's building names.

Ray H. French

Ray FrenchRay H. French was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, May 16, 1919 and died in Greencastle, Indiana, April 21, 2000. He married Martha Simons in 1952 and they have a son, Thomas R. A graduate of the University of Iowa and a World War II veteran, French taught art at DePauw University from 1948 to 1984. He had 85 one-man exhibitions, and his works have been exhibited in more than 500 museums, galleries and universities throughout the world.