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John R. Hubbard dies at 92; USC president, historian and diplomat

Aug 23, 2011 3:25:19 AM- latimes.com
Jack Hubbard, a scholar who specialized in British diplomatic history and later served as ambassador to India, led USC in the 1970s. His tenure laid a foundation for the school's rise in rankings.

John R. Hubbard, a historian and former U.S. ambassador to India who was president of USC in the 1970s, died Sunday at his Rancho Mirage home after a long illness, the university announced. The broad-shouldered and outspoken Texas native, widely known as "Jack," was 92.


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