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  • The loss of a trailblazer

    The loss of a trailblazer

    By Rose Cahalan, The Alcalde
    Published: April 2, 2012

    After his historic enrollment in 1950, architect John Chase laid a foundation of firsts. With his death last Thursday, the university loses a pioneer.

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      Mike Millsap said on May 28, 2012 at 4:09 p.m.
      I had the privilege of knowing John Chase when I was at UT. He was a great man and you knew it when you were in his presence. These men and women pass through our lives and they are giants.
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      JohnP said on May 1, 2012 at 3:05 p.m.
      Fantastic story. Mr. Chase is to be applauded. Just becoming an architect is difficult enough. Doing so in the face of adversity and the challenges of the period is a special accomplishment indeed. What a powerful personality.
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