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Lokey, Lorry I.
Lokey, Lorry I.
Lokey, Lorry I. and Lewenstein, Marion
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Stanford Historical Society
Lorry I. Lokey, Stanford alumnus and a major philanthropist, discusses the founding of Business Wire, its growth and success. He was a student in Stanford’s Department of Communication and a former editor of The Stanford Daily. His Stanford education had an important impact on his life and perspectives. He was a pioneer in the news service business. Many of his donations went to Stanford with the largest being the Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research Building. His philanthropy is wide ranging but centers on universities and other schools.
Lorry Lokey, Stanford Historical Society, oral histories, interviews, Stanford Daily, Business Wire, news service, communication, journalism, stem cell research, and philanthropy
April 7, 2011
Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program interviews, 1999-2012