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Voices from Our Past

Charles B. Voorhis (Founder, Voorhis School for Boys)

A successful executive of the Nash Motor Company, Charles Voorhis later devoted his considerable financial resources to build and sustain the Voorhis School for Boys. Later this would become the Voorhis campus for Cal Poly. These recorded selections are taken from the only known taped interview of Mr. Voorhis, when he was almost 90 years old.
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    Interviewed by student Robert S. Beall on January 7, 1960

You can read more about the Voorhis Family involvement in the history of this campus at The Voorhis Connection.


Charles Voorhis