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Clarence W. Hackney

May 9, 2003

Clarence W. Hackney, professor emeritus in mathematics at Western Michigan University, died Dec. 26, 2002, in Kalamazoo. He was 92.

Hackey joined the WMU faculty in 1936, as a supervising instructor at Paw Paw (Mich.) High School. He retired in 1973. During his career, he served as principal at Paw Paw High School from 1946 to 1948 and for 16 years was the supervising instructor at WMU's University High School.
He also served as treasurer of the WMU Faculty Senate from 1960 to 1961 and was registrar for the Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics from 1965 to 1967.

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