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Yoder, Gordon



Gordon Yoder grew up in Youngstown, Ohio. After finishing high school, he served in the United States Navy for two and a half years. He attended Goshen College on the G.I. Bill. After two years as a student, Yoder decided to get a job at a local bank and attend banking school. He worked at a local bank for 19 years. He married Esther Detwiler on October 1, 1949 in New Wilmington, PA.

Yoder worked for Goshen College in the College Relations Office beginning in 1972. Yoder served as Associate Director of Development at Goshen College and retired in 2004.
Citation: Blank, Megan. Goshen College. (20180707). Retrieved November 6, 2018, from

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Gordon Yoder collection of Space Exploration memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 292
Scope and Contents The Gordon Yoder collection of Space Exploration memorabilia primarily contains items related to Apollo 11, with additional items related to NASA. Types of items include books and serials, commemorative plates, glassware, liquor bottles, space toys, posters, one of which is related to STS-1, along with other commercially produced commemorative objects produced to celebrate human spaceflight. Of note are issues of The Eagle, the newsletter of the Apollo 11 Collectors Society, magazines and...
Dates: 1964 - 2005