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Southwestern Celebrated Charline & Red McCombs with a Joint Birthday Celebration on Campus October 12

  • Southwestern celebrates Charline and Red McCombs' 89th and 90th birthdays on Oct. 12. 
    Southwestern celebrates Charline and Red McCombs' 89th and 90th birthdays on Oct. 12. 
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Texas businessman, philanthropist and sports enthusiast Red McCombs turned 90 this month.

Billionaire philanthropists Charline and Red McCombs have donated more than a $100,000,000 to higher education, including their alma mater Southwestern University.

On Oct. 12, Charline and Red McCombs celebrated their 89th and 90th birthdays at Southwestern. For their countless contributions to the University, Southwestern made sure it was a birthday to remember. 

View photo gallery of event here.