Honorary Degrees, University Medals and Distinguished Service Awards 1901-1950

Honorary Degrees
Recognition of outstanding intellectual achievement in one or more of the following areas: intellectual contributions, university service, and/or public service.

University Medals
Recognition of those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university

Distinguished Service Awards
Recognition of achievements and contributions particularly associated with the state and/or nation.


 



1950

Honorary Degrees

COFFIN, R. CLARE, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

University Medals

JOHNSON, LEE F.

Norlin Award

CRAWFORD, IVAN CHARLES

Alumni Recognition Award

BROMLEY, CHARLES D.

JONES, JR., SAMUEL T.

LESTER, BONNIBEL SUTHERLAND

MOSES, RAPHAEL J.

ROSNER, DAVID 

ROTHGERBER, JR., IRA C.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

PAEPCKE, WALTER

1949

Honorary Degrees

McCLELLAN, LESLIE NEWMAN, DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

Norlin Award

TIPPETT, BISHOP DONALD H.

Alumni Recognition Award

DARLEY, DR., WARD 

MABEE, ZELL F.

RUTLEDGE, WILEY B.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

LAW, RUSSELL D.

1948

Honorary Degrees

DeVOTO, BERNARD,DOCTOR OF LETTERS

ROHWER, SIEVERT A., DOCTOR IF SCIENCE

University Medals

SETHMAN, HARVEY THURSTON

Norlin Award

ANTOINE, JOSEPHINE

Alumni Recognition Award

PUGHE, GEORGE A.

REMINGTON, PAUL E.

SAWYER, DR., KENNETH C.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

DUNCAN, T.E.

1947

Honorary Degrees

DOUGLAS, FREDERIC HUNTINGTON,DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

FOWLER, GENE,MASTER OF LETTERS

HUNTINGTON, WHITNEY CLARK, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

SAVAGE, JOHN LUCIAN, DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

University Medals

CONVERSE, MARY PARK

SABIN, FLORENCE RENA

Norlin Award

CLAGETT, DR., O. T.

Alumni Recognition Award

ECKEL, CLARENCE L.

LINDSAY, RICHARD W.

PERINI, JR.,V. C.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

BARKER, EARL A.

1946

Honorary Degrees

STREAMER, A. CAMP,DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

WILLISON, GEORGE F.,MASTER OF LETTERS

University Medals

FINE, EBEN G.

Norlin Award

WORCESTER, PHILIP G.

Alumni Recognition Award

DUNKLEE, OBIE SUE PULLIAM

SHAW, GEORGE H.

UNFUG, DR., GEORGE A.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

DAVIS, JOHN W.

1945

Honorary Degrees

BURNS, ROBERT MARTIN, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

TUERMAN, HORACE ELDER, DOCTOR OF MUSIC

University Medals

SHRYVER, KATHERINE BUCKLES

Norlin Award

GUSTAVSON, REUBEN GILBERT

Alumni Recognition Award

CAMPBELL, E. RAY

RATHVON, N. PETER

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

PETTEYS  ALONZO

1944

Honorary Degrees

BORLAND, HAL, DOCTOR OF LETTERS

CRAWFORD, IVAN C., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

University Medals

NEWTON, WILBUR

Norlin Award

RUTLEDGE, WILEY B.

Alumni Recognition Award

DANIELSON, DR. RALPH W.

MOSLEY, EARL L. 

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

SILVER, HAROLD F.

1943

Honorary Degrees

KENDALL, JOHN CLARK, DOCTOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION

SHEPHARD, ANNA O., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

Norlin Award

CHAPMAN, E. GERRY

Alumni Recognition Award

MUGRAGE, DR., EDWARD R.

ROTHGERBER, IRA C. 

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

VALENTINE, JOHN W.

1942

Honorary Degrees

MORRIS, EARL HALSTEAD, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

RICHARDSON, IRA​, DOCTOR OF HUMANITIES

Norlin Award

ODLUM, FLOYD B.

Alumni Recognition Award

ANDREW, DR., JOHN

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

WILSON, FLOYD M.

1941

Honorary Degrees

BEDELL, ARTHUR J., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

University Medals

BUNYAN, JOHN

GARDINER, DOROTHY

HANSEN, CHARLES

MILLS, CLIFFORD WILDE

Norlin Award

COLLIER, DR. & MRS. DOUGLAS R.

Alumni Recognition Award

FOLSOM, F. G.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

KURTZ, W.C.

1940

Honorary Degrees

BULL, GEORGE MAIRS, DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

HARPER, SINCLAIR OLLASON, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

LHEVINNE, JOSEF, DOCTOR OF MUSIC

RUTLEDGE, WILEY, DOCTOR OF LAWS

University Medals

REED, MARY

Norlin Award

STEARNS, ROBERT L.

Alumni Recognition Award

WILSON, A. D.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

WARREN, NATE C.

1939

Honorary Degrees

BENES, EDUARD,DOCTOR OF LAWS

CROSS, ETHAN ALLEN,DOCTOR OF LETTERS

Norlin Award

NORLIN, PRESIDENT GEORGE

Alumni Recognition Award

PADDOCK, A. A.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

REID, FREDERICK H.

1938

Honorary Degrees

JONES, HOWARD MUMFORD,DOCTOR OF LETTERS

SORENSON, ROYAL WASSON, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

TAYLOR, EDWARD THOMAS, DOCTOR OF LAWS

WEBB, GERALD BERTRAM,DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

Norlin Award

BELL, JAMES WASHINGTON

MACY, ICIE GERTRUDE

Alumni Recognition Award

GRAVES, HERMAN C.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

BOETTCHER, CHARLES

1937

Honorary Degrees

BRANHAM, SARA ELIZABETH,DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

BUTLER, CHARLES C.,DOCTOR OF LAWS

COSTIGAN, EDWARD P.,DOCTOR OF LAWS

LORAM, CHARLES TEMPLEMAN,DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

University Medals

JACKSON, WILLIAM H.

SHERWOOD, JEAN

Alumni Recognition Award

McKENNA, OLIVIA CLEVELAND

MEANS, FRANK H.

Outstanding Colorado Business Award

SCHRIBNER, BERT F.

1936

Honorary Degrees

LEWIS, WALTER WALLACE,DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

UNGER, JOHN C.,DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

Norlin Award

TENNANT, MARY ELIZABETH

Alumni Recognition Award

KING, DR., W. E.

1935

Honorary Degrees

ANDREWS, DARWIN MAXSON, MASTER OF SCIENCE

ANTOINE, JOSEPHINE, MASTER OF MUSIC

LEWIS, INEZ JOHNSON, DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

ROGERS, JAMES GRAFTON, DOCTOR OF LAWS

SABIN, FLORENCE RENA, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

Norlin Award

HENDERSON, JUNIUS

Alumni Recognition Award

STORER, TODD C.

1934

Honorary Degrees

CAMPBELL, JOHN, DOCTOR OF LAWS

CLARK, CHARLES EDWARD, DOCTOR OF LAWS

CROCKER, HERBERT SAMUEL, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

CUTLER, JAMES ELBERT, DOCTOR OF LAWS

DAVISON, EDWARD, DOCTOR OF LETTERS

Norlin Award

FINOFF, DR. WILLIAM

1933

Norlin Award

CARR, RALPH L.

1932

Honorary Degrees

HORNBECK, STANLEY KUHL, DOCTOR OF LAWS

HUNTER, FREDERICK MAURICE, DOCTOR OF LAWS

THRELKELD, ARCHIE LOYD, DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

Norlin Award

LORY, DR., CHARLES A.

1931

Norlin Award

MORRIS, EARL H.

1930

Honorary Degrees

CURTIS, HARRY ALFRED​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

SUZZALO, HENRY, DOCTOR OF LAWS

TIPPETT, DONALD HARVEY, DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

Norlin Award

CURTIS, DR. HARRY

1929

Honorary Degrees

ELLSBERG, EDWARD​, DOCTOR OF ENGINEERING

1928

Honorary Degrees

NOTHING FROM 1928​

1927

Honorary Degrees

BARRETT, JAMES W., MASTER OF LETTERS

CARPENTER, DELPH E., DOCTOR OF LAWS

CASEY, WILLIAM V., DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

COOLBAUGH, MELVIN F., DOCTOR OF LAWS

ENGLE, WILBER D., DOCTOR OF LAWS

FRASIER, GEORGE W., DOCTOR OF LAWS

JACKSON, EDWARD`, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

JOHNSON, IRVING P., DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

KEATING, JOHN F., DOCTOR OF EDUCATION

KETCHUM, MILO S., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

LIND, SAMUEL C., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

McCONNELL, FRANCIS J., DOCTOR OF LAWS

MEAD, CHARLES L., DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

MIEROW, CHARLES C., DOCTOR OF LAWS

MILLIKAN, ROBERT A., DOCTOR OF LAWS

O’RYAN, WILLIAM, DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

PADDOCK, LUCIUS C., DOCTOR OF JOURNALISM

PATTON, HORACE B., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

POUND, ROSCOE, DOCTOR OF LAWS

REED, ALBERT A., DOCTOR OF LAWS

SEWALL, HENRY, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

STEWART, MARY, MASTER OF LETTERS

TAFT, LORADO, DOCTOR OF LETTERS

University Medals

ROBINSON, WIL

1926

Honorary Degrees

BRUNTON, DAVID WILLIAM​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

BUTTRICK, WALLACE, DOCTOR OF LAWS

GUNTER, JULIUS CALDEEN, DOCTOR OF LAWS

NELSON, AVEN, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

1925

Honorary Degrees

GUGGENHEIM, SIMON​, DOCTOR OF LAWS

MILLER, NELLIE BURGET​, MASTER OF LETTERS

WORK, HUBERT, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

1924

Honorary Degrees

DUANE, WILLIAM​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

STANTON, TIMOTHY WILLIAM​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

1923

Honorary Degrees

MORGAN, ARTHUR ERNEST​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

PRITCHETT, HENRY SMITH​, DOCTOR OF LAWS

University Medals

CARPENTER, DELPH E.

VAN CISE, PHILIP SIDNEY

1922

Honorary Degrees

GRIFFITH, EMILY, MASTER OF EDUCATION

MacLENNAN, JAMES H., MASTER OF LETTERS

MERRIAN, CHARLES EDWARD, DOCTOR OF LAWS

RAINE, WILLIAM McLEOD, MASTER OF LETTERS

University Medals

WAYNE, FRANCES BELFORD

1921

Honorary Degrees

SELLERY, GEORGE CLARKE, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1920

Honorary Degrees

CHAUVENET, REGIS, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

MacLENNAN, JAMES H.​, MASTER OF LETTERS

MERRIAN, CHARLES EDWARD, DOCTOR OF LAWS

RAINE, WILLIAM McLEOD, MASTER OF LETTERS

Distinguished Service Award

BURR, GEORGE ELBERT​​

1919

Honorary Degrees

FARRAND, LIVINGSTON, DOCTOR OF LAWS

HEADDEN, WILLIAM PARKER​, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

Distinguished Service Award

ADAMS, CHARLES PATRIDE​

CARSON, ANDREW CARLISLE

1917

Honorary Degrees

BENNET, ROBERT AMES, MASTER OF LETTERS

PRITCHETT, HENRY SMITH, MASTER OF LETTERS

SHOREY, PAUL, DOCTOR OF LAWS

University Medal

CARPENTER, DELPH E.

VAN CISE, PHILIP SIDNEY

1916

Honorary Degrees

HILL, ALBERT ROSS, DOCTOR OF LAWS

MOORE, RICHARD BISHOP, DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

1915

Honorary Degrees

SLOCUM, WILLIAM FREDERICK, DOCTOR OF LAWS

WOODBRIDGE, FREDERICK, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1914

Honorary Degrees

BAKER, JAMES H., DOCTOR OF LAWS

DUNIWAY, CLUDE AUGUSTUS, DOCTOR OF LAWS

SEWELL, JOSEPH ADDISON, DOCTOR OF LAWS

WHEELER, JAMES RIGNALL, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1913

Honorary Degrees

BAILAR, JR., JOHN C., DOCTOR OF SCIENCE

ROBERTS, FRANK H.H., DOCTOR OF LAWS

1912

Honorary Degrees

CAJORI, FLORIAN, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1910

Honorary Degrees

PILCHER, LEWIS FREDERICK, DOCTOR OF LAWS

WELLES, CHARLES HAROLD, B.S. (PHARMACY)

1909

Honorary Degrees

LORY, CHARLES ALFRED, DOCTOR OF LAWS

TELLER, HENRY MOORE, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1908

Honorary Degrees

WILSON, HARRY NOBLE, DOCTOR OF DIVINITY

1906

Honorary Degrees

FRIEDMAN, WILLIAM S. DOCTOR OF LAWS

HANUS, PAUL HENRY, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1905

Honorary Degrees

CORWIN, RICHARD WARREN, DOCTOR OF LAWS

MacLEAN,JAMES, DOCTOR OF LAWS

RUSSELL, JAMES EARL, DOCTOR OF LAWS

1902

Honorary Degrees

PEASE, ERNEST MONDELL, DOCTOR OF LAWS