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Frank T. Mabley (B.S. 1967)


I found my circle of friends at the U of M in the Minnesota Rovers, a U of M organization.

I came from a very small high school in VA. I proposed to my wife in the math/physics library. I had met her in a cave in southern Minnesota when we were both on a spelunking trip with the Rovers. I was widowed after 43 years with my wife. I have two U of M graduate daughters and one grandchild born 37 hours before my wife's death. After graduation, I worked for NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center for four years, first with landing and recovery with Apollo program and then for lunar surface experiments. After four years at NASA, I returned to MN for law school. I’ve been an attorney since 1974.