Downey, Rodney (1950)

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Downey, Rodney (1950)

Subject

Oral History

Description

Rodney Downey was born in Atlanta, Georgia and moved around a few times with his family before settling in Sherwood, Oregon. He was in the Navy during World War II right out of high school, working as a signalman on a light cruiser. Afterwards, he attended University of Oregon for one year. He played on the basketball team at University of Oregon before he transferred to Lewis & Clark in 1947. Downey continued playing basketball at Lewis & Clark, where his team was the first athletic team at Lewis & Clark to win the Northwest Conference championship. Downey got married while still finishing up his undergraduate education and then graduated in 1950 with a health and physical education major. He currently resides in Sherwood with his wife Susie of 66 years.

Creator

Lewis & Clark College

Date

February 17, 2016

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PDF

Type

Text

Language

English

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Interviewer

Hannah Exler

Interviewee

Rodney Downey

Location

Lewis & Clark College

Original Format

Audio recording

Duration

01:36:06
http://digitalcollections.lclark.edu/files/original/fa66a140ac179686c694efb2d91e58ec.pdf | http://digitalcollections.lclark.edu/files/original/0ae021932ed7cee2b34550ea9f30cf0c.mp3