American academic and college president
According to Wikipedia,
Ralph Loyd Ropp was an Ohio native who from 1949 to 1962 served as the 11th president of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, having preceded F. Jay Taylor.Background Ropp was born in Latty in Paulding County in northwestern Ohio, Ropp was one of two sons of Ohio native Edward F. Ropp and the former Viola M. Finnegan , originally from Illinois. Until he was twelve years of age, Ropp attended a one-room school and then graduated in 1913 from Latty High Schoo1. In 1923, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the private regional institution, Ohio Northern University in Ada in Hardin County. In 1955, Ropp received an honorary doctor of laws degree from his alma mater.
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