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Archive of: 1865 Trust

1865 Trust ESTATE GIFT RECEIVED: Kent Stoffel

Published on: September 20, 2022

Kent B. Stoffel (Alpha Eta Chapter–Westminster ’42) passed away in 2022, at the age of 99. Recently, the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation received an estate gift from him totaling more than $500,000. His gift will provide meaningful scholarships to members of the Alpha Eta chapter. Kappa Alpha Order and the KAOEF appreciate his generosity…

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Passing of Dr. James L. Bowers, Jr., Former KAOEF Trustee

Published on: June 6, 2018

Sadly, Dr. James L. Bowers (Beta Omega–Washington College ’57), former trustee and Life Trustee of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation, passed away on Friday, May 25, at the age of eighty-nine in San Diego, California. A pioneer in the fundraising and development field, Jim gave of his time, talent, and treasure to the Order…

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Published on: January 17, 2017

David R. Murphey III (Alpha­–Washington & Lee ’51) passed away on July 2, 2015. Recently, the KAOEF received an estate gift totaling $20,000 from the estate of David R. Murphey, III.  David graduated in 1953 and throughout his life he remained a devoted and loyal KA. In addition to having joined the 1865 Trust in…

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