Boys Republic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Boys Republic
Location
Information
TypePrivate
Established1907
Grades9-12
Athletics conferenceCIF - Southern Section
Arrowhead League
Website

Boys Republic is a private, all-boys school for troubled adolescents located in Chino Hills, California.[1] It was founded in 1907 by Margaret Fowler.[2] As an adolescent Steve McQueen was remanded there.[3] He was known to demand razors and jeans in his contracts so that he could donate them to the school.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.boysrepublic.org/whoweare.html
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-14. Retrieved 2013-11-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Terrill, Marshall (1993). Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel. Plexus Press. ISBN 978-1-556-11380-2.
  4. ^ John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images. "Steve McQueen Returns to Reform School" 1963, accessed February 7, 2011