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Ronald Blackburn

Ronald Blackburn was born on May 5th, 1963. He was a political science major, and a member of the Class of 1985. Additionally, he was a T.C.U. Senator. During finals week, on December 11, 1984, he passed away at 21 years old, due to cardiac arrest. After his death, a scholarship was developed in his honor, to assist African American students needing financial assistance.


Biography written and researched by Peter Lam.


Sources:

"Blackburn Scholarship Endowment Effort Underway." The Tufts Daily. 26 October 1987.

"Tufts People." Tufts Journal. 13 December 1984.