Former UM President Marion LeRoy Burton


Former UM President Marion LeRoy Burton

1922 Detroit newspaper rotogravure portrait and bio of U-M President Marion LeRoy Burton. President Burton died of complications of angina, on February 18, 1925, several months after he suffered a heart attack in the fall of 1924. He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery. Burton was a star of the 1924 national Republican Convention, where he nominated President Calvin Coolidge for a full term in his own right. Coolidge, who had succeeded to the presidency on the death of Warren G. Harding, was indeed elected in 1924.

Photo by the Spedding portrait studio of Ann Arbor.
Submitted by Wystan Stevens

Summary: 1922 Detroit newspaper rotogravure portrait and bio of U-M President Marion LeRoy Burton

Keywords: University of Michigan, presidents, portraits


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