Vtg 1954 Alabama Polytechnic Institute Auburn Al Glomerata University Yearbook
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Vtg 1954 Alabama Polytechnic Institute Auburn AL Glomerata University Yearbook
Notable People in Yearbook
Senior SectionVincent DooleyVincent Joseph "Vince" Dooley09/04/1932Head Football Coach and Athletic Director University of Georgia1951 - 1953 Auburn Football Quarterback1956 - 1963 Auburn Assistant Coach1964 - 1988University of GeorgiaHead Football Coach1966 - SEC Champion1968 -SEC Champion1976 -SEC Champion1979 - 2004University of GeorgiaAthletic Director1980 - 1982SEC Champion1980 - National ChampionEtc.During his 25 year coaching career at UGA, he compiled a 201-77-10 record.
Senior SectionHank HartsfieldHenry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr.11/21/1933 - 07/17/2014NASA AstronautUnited States Air Force Officer and a USAF and NASA AstronautLogged Over 480 Hours in Space
Undergraduates SectionMillard FullerMillard Dean Fuller01/03/1935 - 02/03/2009Founder of Habitat for Humanity InternationalHe was the recipient of more than 50 honorary degrees, numerous awards and honors. Fuller has a bronze medallion embedded in the The Extra Mile national monument in Washington D.C.
Undergraduates SectionDave MiddletonDavid Hinton Middleton11/23/1933 - 12/29/2007NFL Football Player1953 - 1954 Auburn Football Halfback1955 SouthEastern College Champion 100 Yard Dash1955 NFL Draft 1st Round Pick - Detroit Lions1955 - 1960 NFL Detroit Lions1955, 1956, 1958 - Lions Leading Receiver1961 - NFL Minnesota VikingsEtc.In seven NFL seasons, he totaled 183 receptions, 2,966 receiving yards and 17 receiving touchdowns.
Undergraduates SectionCarl Mundy Jr.Carl Epting Mundy, Jr.07/16/1935 - 04/02/2014United States Marine Corps General - 30th in Command1991 - 1995 Joint Chiefs Staff1996 - 2000 President and CEO of the USOVietnam WarCold WarMundy earned many awards in his 41 years of service including a Purple Heart.
Undergraduates SectionJames PhillipsJames Jackson "Red" "Jim" Phillips02/05/1936 - 03/25/2015NFL Football Player1955 - 1957 Auburn Football Wide Receiver1955 - SEC's Sophomore of the Year1957 Co-Captain Auburn National Championship Team1958 - 1964 NFL Los Angelos Rams1965 - 1967 NFL Minnesota VikingsEtc.In ten NFL seasons, he totaled 401 receptions, 6.044 receiving yards and 34 receiving touchdowns.
Only Found in the Football Section, Not the Undergraduates SectionJoe ChildressJoseph "Joe" "Joltin' Joe" Childress10/26/1933 - 05/05/19861953 - 1955 Auburn Football Running Back1954 - 1955 Gator Bowl MVP Award1955, All-American, FWAA1955 Cover of the Official NCAA Football Guide1956 NFL Draft 1st Round Pick 7 -St. Louis Cardinals1966 - 1970 Houston Oilers Offensive Backs CoachAlabama Sports Hall of Fame
Only Found in the Football Section, Not the Undergraduates SectionFob JamesForrest Hood James, Jr.09/15/1934Democrat and Republican Governor of Alabama1952 - 1955 Auburn Football Running Back1979 - 1983 Democrat Governor1995 - 1999 Republican Governor
Clifton Curtis "C.C." Williams, Jr. with NASA graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn in 1954 but I cannot find him in this yearbook.
Eugene Bondurant Sledge, a US Marine and popular war author received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1949. He returned to Auburn and was a research assistant in 1954 and in attendance before earning another degree in 1955 for Master of Science in Botany but I cannot find him in this yearbook.
I could be wrong on some of these, this was a very, very long time ago and most of my information came from the internet which is not always 100% accurate. There are other notable people in this yearbook too. I could not possibly list all of the neat things and people I found while performing my research.