Josephus Daniels

Josephus Daniels

Josephus Daniels

Associated Building(s): Daniels Student Stores;

Other Relationships: Publisher, Secretary of Navy, Ambassador

Birthplace: Washington, North Carolina

Lifespan: 1862-05-18/1948-01-15

Race: White

Sex: Male

Relationship(s) to University: Alumni, Trustee

Era(s): Reconstruction, The Great Depression, World War I

Involvement(s): Progressivism, White Supremacy


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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.

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