David Forgan Freeman

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David Forgan Freeman "died July 4, 2004.

"Dave’s Navy service began in 1941 with assignments in Europe and the Pacific. He reached the rank of lieutenant commander and was awarded the Legion of Merit. He earned a law degree from Yale Law School in 1947. He was an executive with three philanthropic foundations: Fund for the Republic, Ford Foundation, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. In 1968, Dave became president of the Council on Foundations, a membership organization of grant makers. He belonged to the Princeton Club of New York City, was a trustee of Lingnan University in Hong Kong, and was director of the Oceanic Free Library." [1]

His wife was Hazel Freeman.

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  1. November 17, 2004: Memorials , princeton, accessed May 10, 2010.
  2. Opinion: My heroes and villains on the funding circuit, thirdsector, accessed May 10, 2010.