Philip Etzel

Philip Etzel

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Philip  Etzel

Phil Etzel graduated from Washburn University in 1971. He majored in mathematics. As a student, he was active in Washburn's mathematics club and Kappa Mu Epsilon. After graduating, he accepted a job as a statistician with the US Government and moved to the Washington DC area. Etzel retired in 1998 from the Office of Personnel Management. He moved back to Topeka and purchased his family home, just a few blocks west of campus. Etzel spends most winter and spring months in Maui, Hawaii.  He has two brothers, each of them graduated from Washburn, as well. Etzel has a passion for photography. He has taken several trips and had unique opportunities to travel and photograph his adventures.