Frank Porter Graham

Frank Porter Graham

Frank Porter Graham

Other Relationships: University Chancellor, University President, Professor of History

Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Lifespan: 1886-10-14/1972-02-16

Race: White

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Administrator, Alumni, Professor

Era(s): 20th Century Modernization, The Great Depression, World War I, World War II

Involvement(s): Civil Rights, Labor Movement, Progressivism


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Latitude/Longitude: 35.054922, -78.882204

Frank Porter Graham (October 14th 1886-February 16th, 1972) served as President of UNC, then as the first president of the UNC system. As an advocate of racial equality and labor rights, he was controversial at his time and deemed a “radical” and a “socialist.

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