William Yale was born into the Anglo-American power elite in the late nineteenth century. After graduating from Yale University (founded by one of his forebears), he joined the Standard Oil Company and was sent to Palestine where he met Lawrence of Arabia, Chaim Weizmann, as well as leading Palestinian and Turkish politicians. Terry is a professor emerita of Eastern Michigan University and an adjunct professor at Marietta College, Ohio.
The Main Gate - American University of Beirut Magazine
Spring/Summer 2015, Vol XIII, No.3, Page 7