Fred M. Greguras served as a United
States Marine in Vietnam in 1970 with Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment,
before entering the field of law and becoming a partner at a law firm in California. The
Fred M. Greguras Papers reflect his research and writing
interest in U.S. Marine history through manuscripts, research materials, photographs,
and collected ephemera that focus on China Marines and the presence of the U.S. military
Fred M. Greguras was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 3, 1943. He attended the
University of Nebraska, Omaha, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics in 1966
and a Masters of Science in mathematics and computer science in 1968. In 1969, Greguras
joined the United States Marine Corps, and in 1970 he served a tour of duty in Vietnam
with the Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. After completing his service
in the Marine Corps as a captain in 1972, Greguras earned a law degree from the
University of Nebraska in 1975. His work as a business lawyer and entrepreneur led him
to California to work as a partner in a law firm, venture capitalist, and startup
company general counsel and CFO. In addition to his work as an attorney, Greguras is
also a Marine historian, and has taken numerous trips to China and Asia to research
sites affiliated with Marines.
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