Gallery of Diplomas - Dwight D. Eisenhower

The following are diplomas granted to Gallaudet University graduate and undergraduate students and signed by United States President Dwight Eisenhower who was president from 1953 until 1961.

Diplomas were also signed by Leonard Elstad, president of Gallaudet from 1945 until 1969.

In 1954, the overall institution name was renamed Gallaudet College. Until this point, the institution—which included both the Kendall School primary programs and Gallaudet College—was known as the Columbia Institution for the Deaf.

U.S. President

Gallaudet University President

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953–1961

Leonard Elstad
Leonard M. Elstad, G-'23
1945–1969

1953

1953 Norma Lea Burgess diploma
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*Gallaudet University would like to thank Norma Burgess Tuccinardi ’53 for generously donating her B.A. diploma .

Norma Lea Burgess
Norma Lea Burgess
Bachelor of Arts
May 23, 1953

1953 Richard Anthony Tuccinardi
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*Gallaudet University would like to thank Norma Burgess Tuccinardi ’53 for generously donating her husband’s B.A. diploma.

Richard Anthony Tuccinardi
Richard Anthony Tuccinardi
Bachelor of Arts
May 23, 1953

1958

1958 Boyce Williams diploma
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Boyce Williams
Boyce Robert Williams
Doctor of Laws
June 9, 1958

1959

1959 Agnes Marie Dunn
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*Thanks to Mrs. Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, '59, and Mr. Ronald Sutcliffe, '59, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.

Agnes Marie Dunn
Agnes Marie Dunn
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

1959 Jack Gannon diploma
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*Gallaudet University would like to thank Jack R. Gannon, ’59, for generously donating his diploma.

Jack Randle Gannon
Jack Randle Gannon
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

1959 Ronald Sutcliffe
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*Thanks to Mrs. Agnes Dunn Sutcliffe, '59, and Mr. Ronald Sutcliffe, '59, for generously donating their diplomas to the University Archives.

Ronald Eugene Sutcliffe
Ronald Eugene Sutcliffe
Bachelor of Science
June 1, 1959

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