From The 1978 Leuzinger Pylon
Senior Square, Elvis Remembered
Elvis Aaron Presley
Humes High School, Class of 1953
January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977
One of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is referred to as "The King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "The King". We all remember the day Elvis died, the throngs of fans who paid their respects at Graceland, and the funeral procession down Elvis Presley Boulevard in August of 1977.