85-Year-Old Maywood Native, Korean War Vet Finally Gets His Diploma | Former Pirate’s Film To Make TV Debut

Robert “Gus” Trantham, 85, finally walked across the stage to receive his diploma, 63 years after completing his bachelor’s degree. Below: Trantham’s year book photo. | Courtesy Northern Illinois University   Friday, May 20, 2016 || By Michael Romain  In 1952, a young Robert “Gus” Trantham was poised to graduate from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor’s in education when he was abruptly called to … Continue reading 85-Year-Old Maywood Native, Korean War Vet Finally Gets His Diploma | Former Pirate’s Film To Make TV Debut