Suffolk University Oral History Project
Oral history interview with Michael Linquata (SOH-035)



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Suffolk University Oral History Project (SOH-035)


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In this interview, Michael L. Linquata, a 1950 graduate of Suffolk University, reflects upon his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences as a student and trustee of Suffolk University. In the first part of the interview, Mr. Linquata discusses his early life in Gloucester, Massachusetts and his military service during WWII as a combat medic in Europe and later as a prisoner of war after his capture by the German Army. The second part of the interview focuses on his post-WWII experiences back in the United States, including his time as an undergraduate at Suffolk University during the 1950s, his accomplishments as a Suffolk University trustee, and how Suffolk University prepared him to take on leadership roles in his community.

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Suffolk University—History, World War 1939-1945

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Oral history interview with Michael Linquata (SOH-035)