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After his service in the Navy during WWII, Tom McManamon returned to the states to complete his education. Tom graduated from Drake University in 1951 with a degree in English. Read more.
Harlan "Boots" Fleming and his wife, Lela mae "Mrs. Boots," were the proprietors of Peggy's from 1938 to 1972. Other than during his two stints in the service–in WWII and the Korean War–Boots could be found at Peggy's. Drake Alumni Continue to reminisce about the time spent at Peggy's and tell stories about Boots. Read more.
In addition to providing for my family members and making donations to churches and other philanthropic institutions I admire, my desire was to establish a perpetual scholarship fund to benefit Drake students majoring in finance and real estate who are working their way through college. Read more.
Mrs. Betty Ponder Debban is a 1948 music education graduate with a major in piano, a minor in voice and organ, and two teaching minors in English and history. Read more.