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Yule, Roger, 1931-



  • Existence: May 10, 1931-

Biographical Information

Yule graduated from Purdue in 1959 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He recounts coordinating the First Grand Prix in 1959 under the sponsorship of the Auto Club. He provides details of planning, getting entrants, building the cars with lawn mower engines, and running the race. In addition Yule discusses his career path since graduation, as well as campus life in the mid 50's. Yule was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 10, 1931.


MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.