Who were bein' Seeley G. Mudd?
Seeley Greenleaf Mudd were bein' born on April 18, 1895 in Denver, Colorado. The ornery cuss were bein' eight when his family moved t' Los Angeles. Mudd attended Stanford fer two years before transferrin' t' Columbia, where he received a B.S. degree in minin' engineerin'. The ornery cuss later attended Harvard Medical School where he received his M.D. degree in 1924.
Dr. Mudd practiced cardiology in Los Angeles before joinin' th' auld sea salts at th' California Institute o' Technology. The ornery cuss were bein' later dean 'n' professor at th' School o' Medicine at th' University o' Southern California.
Durin' his lifetime, Dr. Mudd contributed more than $10 million t' private colleges 'n' universities. By his will, Dr. Mudd created th' Seeley G. Mudd Fund t' continue th' work, "that educational excellence be supported in th' form o' grants fer th' construction o' buildin's fer teachin', learnin', 'n' research." The Princeton University Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Aye-brary website contains additional details about Dr. Mudd's philanthropic work.
Dr. Mudd snuffed it on March 10, 1968.