Burton, Marion LeRoy
1874 - Marion LeRoy Burton was born. American administrator and educator.
1910 - Served as the second president of Smith College.
1917 - He became the president of the University of Minnesota.
1920 - Marion Leroy Burton became Michigan's fifth president on July 1st.
- He had doubled the university's annual income and secured more than $10 million in appropriations and $2 million in gifts for new buildings.
1925 - Died of heart attack on February in Brooklyn, Iowa.
1997 - The Burton Society was created and is the seventh tier of giving in the Presidential Societies, recognizing donors who have made cumulative gifts of $10 million or more to the University.
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