1897 - Colgate Whitehead Darden, Jr. was born on the 11th of February in Franklin, Virginia.
1917 - Served in the French Army and the United States Marine Corps during World War I.
1923 - Graduated a degree of Law, in Columbia Law School.
1930 - Became member of Virginia House of Delegates.
1933 - Elected as Democratic Congressman from Virginia, U.S.A.
1939 - He was re-elected as a Congressman in Virginia.
1942 - Served as Governor in Virginia.
1946 - He was the Chancellor of the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
1947 - Served as a 3rd President of University of Virginia.
1955 - He was the U.S. delegate to the United Nation General Assembly.
1981 - He died on the 9th of June in Norfolk, Virginia.
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