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Ed Henry

Academic + Politician + Historian
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Born Mar 30, 1921

Edward L. Henry was an American Democratic politician and academic. Henry was mayor of St. Cloud, Minnesota, for two terms from 1964-71. He later served as the president of several colleges and universities. He served as the first lay and male president of Saint Mary's College, a Catholic women's college in Indiana, from 1972-74. He then became president of Saint Michael's College, serving from 1976-85.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1921 Birth Henry was born in 1921 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

TWENTIES

1943 22 Years Old He graduated from Cathedral High School and received his bachelor's degree in 1943 from St. John's University, an all-male college in Collegeville, Minnesota. … Read More

FORTIES

1964 43 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Henry was mayor of St. Cloud, Minnesota, for two terms from 1964-71. … Read More

FIFTIES

1971 50 Years Old …  His successor as mayor, Al Loehr, who served from 1971-80, credited Henry with laying the foundations for the development of St. Cloud's downtown area. Henry was appointed the first male lay President of Saint Mary's College in March 1972, shortly after Saint Mary's ended a proposed merger with the University of Notre Dame. … Read More
1972 51 Years Old He served as the first lay and male president of Saint Mary's College, a Catholic women's college in Indiana, from 1972-74.
1973 52 Years Old Edward Henry oversaw a civic development program that culminated in St. Cloud receiving an All-America City Award in 1973, after he had left office.
1974 53 Years Old He announced his resignation as president of Saint Mary's in January 1974. … Read More
1976 55 Years Old 1 More Event
He then became president of Saint Michael's College (in Colchester, Vermont), serving from 1976-85. Henry later became the 8th president of Marian University (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin), then called Marian College of Fond du Lac, serving from 1986-89.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1986 65 Years Old He became the eighth president of Marian College in July 1986.
1988 67 Years Old Under his administration, enrollment increased at the college and the Townhouse Village residence facilities were constructed in 1988.
He also served as president of Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina from 1989-90.
2010 89 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, the St. Cloud Times described Henry as "one of the most influential mayors in St. Cloud history". … Read More
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