John Bernhard

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: president of Western Michigan University from 1974 to 1985 and Western Illinois University from 1968 to 1974 who during the 1950's was a personal aide to the eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes.

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

 

Born: June 24, 1920

 

Died: January 12, 2004

 

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan