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William H. Danforth

AKA William Henry Danforth II

Born: 10-Apr-1926
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 16-Sep-2020
Location of death: Ladue, MO
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chancellor of WUSTL, 1971-95

Military service: US Navy (physician, Korean War)

Father: Donald Danforth
Mother: Dorothy Claggett
Brother: Donald Danforth
Sister: Dorothy Danforth Miller
Brother: John C. Danforth
Wife: Elizabeth Gray ("Ibby", m. 1950, d. 2005 cancer, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Cynthia Danforth Prather (d. 2017)
Son: David Danforth
Daughter: Elizabeth G. Danforth
Daughter: Maebelle Ann Danforth

    High School: St. Louis Country Day School, St. Louis, MO (1944)
    University: Westminster College, Fulton, MO (transferred)
    University: BA, Princeton University (1947)
    Medical School: MD, Harvard Medical School (1951)
    Professor: Washington University in St. Louis
    Vice Chancellor: Medical Affairs, Washington University in St. Louis (1965-71)
    Chancellor: Washington University in St. Louis (1971-95)

    The Danforth Foundation President (1965-97)

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