Paul G. Benedum Hall, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Built in 1967, this building was known as New Hall from 1967-73 when it was named for Paul G. Benedum, Sr.
Paul Gregory Benedum, Sr.
Backstory and Context
Paul G. Benedum, Sr., was the nephew of Michael Benedum. He served as the President of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation from 1959-77. He also served on the WVWC Board of Trustees from 1951-73, and was awarded an Honorary Degree in 1951. He was a founder of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was a director and national treasurer of that organization until his death in 1977.
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