Thomas L. Purce (1946- )

  Thomas L. Purce Giving Commencement Address, UNC-Ashville, 2009. Photo by Matt Rose Thomas “Les” Purce, politician, businessman, educator, university administrator, and grandson of pioneering black Idahoans, was born on November 13, 1946 to John and Idaho Purce in Pocatello, Idaho.  His grandfather, Tracey Thompson, … Read MoreThomas L. Purce (1946- )