Funeral today for former A&M-Commerce president

Commerce – Funeral services are today for former A&M-Commerce University President, Frank Henderson Bub McDowell. McDowell died last Thursday in his home after a short illness. He was 93.

McDowell was born in Paris, and attended Paris Junior College before earning his Bachelor's at East Texas State College in 1938. He was immediately hired by the university after graduating and went on to a distinguished 45 year career.

Services will be held at 10am today at First United Methodist Church of Commerce, with burial to follow at Rosemound Cemetery.