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 in
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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