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On the cover: Don Holcomb, 6-10 forward, goes up for two points in the MSU Oklahoma State game. At press time the Tigers seemed to have returned to their snappy early-season form by handing Tulsa a striking 99-72 defeat. Since the MSU-Tulsa series began in 1965, the Hurricane had claimed 11 consecutive victories over MSU, dealing three humiliating defeats to the Tigers during the 1969-70 season.
Also featured, "William B. Walton, A man who believes in people"
Formerly in private law practice, Mr. Walton joined the HI executive staff in 1955. He now heads up the operation of the parent company for more than 1,370 Holiday Inns located in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. His home base is Holiday City - the 80-acre complex in southeast Memphis which serves as a corporate headquarters for Holiday Inns, Inc. Mr. Walton is a 1938 graduate of Central High School in Memphis, and received his L. L. B. degree in 1941 from Memphis State University Law School, known then as Southern Law University. He served in the Air Force during World War II instructing B-17 crews.
Memphis State University; University of Memphis; University of Memphis (Memphis, Tenn.). Alumni Association.
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