Fred D. Fagg Jr.

Summary

Fagg c. 1949

Fred Dow Fagg Jr. (1896 – October 14, 1981)[1][2] was president of the University of Southern California between 1947 and 1957.

Biography

Fagg attended the University of Redlands, where he was a founding member of Kappa Sigma Sigma. During World War I he became a pursuit pilot in the U.S. Air Service, based in England with the 92d Aero Squadron. Fagg received a law degree in 1927 from Northwestern University and later taught there. He was the fourth dean of Kellogg School of Management, from 1937 to 1939. He was also the second of three directors of the short-lived Bureau of Air Commerce in the United States Department of Commerce, from March 1937 to April 1938.

Fagg's son, Fred D. Fagg III, was dean of the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark (unaffiliated with Northwestern University, now Lewis and Clark Law School.)

References

  1. ^ Finding Aid for the Fred D. Fagg Inauguration ephemera 5006
  2. ^ FRED FAGG, EX-COLLEGE CHIEF; HELPED WRITE AVIATION LAWS
  • History of USC
  • Kellogg School of Management: History
  • Northwestern University
  • Fred D. Fagg, Jr. Papers, Northwestern University Archives, Evanston, Illinois
  • L&C Chronicle - Our Condolences

External links

  • Fred Dow Fagg, Jr. Papers, Northwestern University Archives, Evanston, Illinois
Academic offices
Preceded by President of the University of Southern California
1947-1957
Succeeded by