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Noted Chemist and Former Former Head of U. of N. C. is Victim .of Pneumonia RICHMOND, Va., March 17.— (/?!— Dr. Francis Preston Venable, noted chemist and president of the University University of North Carolina from 1000 to 1914, died here today rrorr pneumonia pneumonia after fin Illness of several months. He was seventy-seven years old. . Dr. Venable, one of the best known educators of the south,-had been in falling health for sometime, after his retirement as president of the University University of North Carolina in 1914 he continued to hold the chnlr of chemistry chemistry until 1930 when .his health forced him to" relinquish .h'ls duties. He was presented with a loving cup' at tho time of his retirement from' the faculty, having completed' fifty years of service to the Institution. He Is known by thousands of students scattered all over the United State*. • Belatlves said the funeral would bo In. Chapel Hill, N. C.; his home, al- I though definite arrangements had not I been made today. •

Clipped from The Bee17 Mar 1934, SatPage 1

The Bee (Danville, Virginia)17 Mar 1934, SatPage 1
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