Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Donald R Theophilus

Don Theophilus

  • Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899
  • graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922
  • Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923
  • masters degree from Iowa State College (University) — 1924
  • Professor — Western Kentucky State College (University) — 1924-1927
  • Associate Professor — University of Idaho — 1227-1935
  • Ph.D. from Iowa State College (University) — 1935
  • Head of Department of Dairying — University of Idaho — 1935-1946
  • Dean of the College of Agriculture — University of Idaho — 1946-1954
  • President — University of Idaho — 1954-1965
  • received Iowa State College Alumni Association Centennial Award — 1958
  • Theophilus Tower on U of I campus named in his honor
  • died in Moscow ID — 1970
  • Lifetime member of BPOE #249  — on lodge wall of remembrance
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