Elson Floyd
 


 

Age: 59



Summary: president of Washington State University whose influence in higher education and politics spread beyond the school in rural eastern Washington including his most recent accomplishment in the Statehouse that was convincing the Legislature to establish a second state medical school in Spokane after years of dominance in medical education around the region by the University of Washington in Seattle.




Cause of Death: Colon cancer



Born: February 29, 1956


 
Died: June 20, 2015



Location:
Pullman, Washington