Press-Gazette article praises Cofrin philanthropy, business know-how

The late philanthropist Dr. David Cofrin and his father, Fort Howard Paper Co. founder Austin E. Cofrin, were profiled in a lengthy article in the Dec. 13 edition of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.  The article talks about the company’s growth and how the Cofrin Family has given generously to charities and institutions across the community, including this University. (A $5.5 million gift from David Cofrin both honored Austin E. and helped cap the $30 million Campaign for UW-Green Bay.) Warren Bluhm, P-G editorial page editor, spent some time at the Cofrin Library researching the story in the Fort Howard Company Records of the N.E.W. Business Archives. Read article.