Associated Building(s): Daniels Student Stores;
Other Relationships: Publisher, Secretary of Navy, Ambassador
Birthplace: Washington, North Carolina
Relationship(s) to University: Alumni, Trustee
Era(s): Reconstruction, The Great Depression, World War I
Involvement(s): Progressivism, White Supremacy
Latitude/Longitude: 35.546133, -77.053183
Josephus Daniels (May 18th, 1862 – January 15th, 1948) was an alumnus of the UNC Law School. He gained influence as publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer, including promoting the white supremacy campaign of 1898. Daniels served as the Secretary of the Navy during World War I and as an ambassador to Mexico.