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Emeritus Professor Dr. Jim Trow dies at 94

Emeritus faculty member Dr. James “Jim” Trow passed away last Thursday, November 17, 2016. Jim was a professor of Mining and Geology from 1947 to 1997. Jim’s emphasis was on mining exploration, structural geology, sedimentology (diamonds) and innovation.


A memorial service for Jim will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the O'Neill-Dennis Funeral Home, 214 Hancock Street, Hancock, Michigan 49930. Please let us know if you are able to attend the service.  Donations in lieu of flowers may be directed to the First United Methodist Church, 401 Quincy St., Hancock, MI 49930 in memory of James W. Trow.

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