Gholamreza Pahlavi

His Royal Highness Gholam Reza Pahlavi and Princess Pahlavi (HRH is the half-brother of the Shah of Iran) (right). Persian غلامرضا پهلوی 15 May 1923 – 7 May 2017 Gholamreza Pahlavi was an Iranian prince and a member of the Pahlavi dynasty, as the son of Reza Shah and half-brother of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the […]

Canon Kenyon Wright CBE

† 31 August 1932 – 11 January 2017 Credited with being the catalyst of Scottish devolution, Canon Wright was made CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1999 “for services to Scottish Devolution and Constitutional Reform”, and in 2000 was given an Honorary D.Litt. from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, on similar grounds. […]

Faith Ryan Whittlesey

† February 21, 1939 – May 21, 2018 US Ambassador to Switzerland in two tours under President Ronald Reagan Chairman and President of the Swiss-American Foundation. Ambassador Whittlesey served on Legacy’s Board from 2009 and gave three hours of audiovisual interview to Legacy. Ambassador Whittlesey was a Pennsylvania Republican politician and served as a Senior […]

The Hon. Francis Blanchard

Francis Blanchard (July 21, 1916 – December 9, 2009) was the second longest-serving Director-General of the International Labour Organization and served on Legacy’s Advisory Board from 2005. The Hon. Francis Blanchard began his career in 1947 when, at the age of thirty-one, he joined the International Refugee Organisation (IRO). Mr. Blanchard remained at the IRO until […]

Dr. Norman Borlaug

† March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The Father of the Green Revolution Dr. Borlaug served on Legacy’s Board from Legacy’s incorporation in 2006 and gave five hours of interview for the benefit of future generations. Link to Dr. Borlaug’s biography World-renowned as the “Father of the Green Revolution” that […]

Mr. Frank Vizcarra

Frank Vizcarra is a retired Mexican-American soccer midfielder who played professionally in the American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. Following his successful athletic career, he became a top McDonald’s executive and an entrepreneur. Frank attended Ohio State University where he played on the men’s soccer team in 1977 and 1978. He graduated with […]

Cornelio Sommaruga

Dr. Cornelio Sommaruga, Former President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Cornelio Sommaruga (born December 29, 1932 in Rome) is a Swiss humanitarian, lawyer and diplomat who is best known for serving as President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from 1987 to 1999. Today, he chairs the Geneva […]

Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna

From 1994 to June 30, 2013, Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna was President of The University of West Georgia. When he retired, he was the longest-serving University President in the State (public and private).  The following accomplishments are shared ones, and reflect the work of hundreds of others. During Dr. Sethna’s tenure as President, the institution […]

Jerry J. Paluch

Born second of four in 1944 on a small Wisconsin farm, Jerry worked with migrant workers in Northern Wisconsin during his adolescent summers. He graduated from Green Bay West High School, attended St Norbert College, and attended Lakeland College, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science. Jerry was Senior Vice President […]

John G. McCarthy, Jr.

A longtime student of the Arabic language John G. McCarthy, Jr., is the Founder and Managing Director of John McCarthy Publishing that specializes in Arabic translations of international bestsellers and original works in Arabic by non-Arab authors. John was formerly Managing Director of John McCarthy Associates, a top management executive search service.  He is a […]