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Richard Longaker ’49

Richard, a political science professor who became provost at Johns Hopkins University, died Sept. 22, 2018.

A skilled mountain climber and skier, Richard served in the Army’s 10th Mountain Division during World War II. His achievements as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Hopkins included the establishment of the Nursing School, the Center for Talented Youth, and the JHU–Nanjing University Center in China.

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