Paul Neyron Derring

Paul Neyron Derring (HMSV5)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.749', W 80° 25.556'

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(1894-1973)

Secretary, YMCA 1918-1964
Director of Religious Affairs 1957-1964

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate, Paul Neyron Derring was the first blind man to complete college in Virginia. While heading the YMCA at VPI, he became a father figure to countless students, was known for his helpfulness and wise counsel, and exerted a great deal of influence on student life. During more than 45 years at VPI, he became one of the most beloved and admired figures on campus.

Derring Hall first phase completed in 1969
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HM NumberHMSV5
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Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 7:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 550924 N 4120447
Decimal Degrees37.22915000, -80.42593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.749', W 80° 25.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 44.94" N, 80° 25' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 411 Perry St, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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