- May 13, 1982
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F. Hilary Conroy (1919 - 2015) was born in Normal, Illinois in 1919. He went to Navy and was trained in naval intelligence and spent his time in the occupation in the intelligence section, with tasks involving monitoring radio broadcasts. In 1949, he attended Berkeley to earn his PhD. He went on to become a professor of history at University of Pennsylvania, spending most of his career on Asian American history.