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William C. Friday

Educator

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
1. William C. Friday Marker
Inscription. As President of the University of North Carolina from 1956-86, he developed it into a 16 campus system and a national model. Respected nationwide for his compassion, vision, leadership and integrity. Born July 13, 1920 to Lathan and Beth Friday, graduated Dallas school, NC State and UNC Law School. Married Ida Howell 1942. Served in US Navy 1942-46. NC Senate created WC Friday Institute for Leadership in his honor in 2004.
 
Erected 2005 by Dallas Woman's Club.
 
Location. 35° 18.955′ N, 81° 10.571′ W. Marker is in Dallas, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker is on N. Gaston St. (County Route 2278). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas NC 28034, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Gaston County Courthouse (former) (a few steps from this marker); First Gaston County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Soldiers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rhyne Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Hoffman Hotel 1852
William C. Friday Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
2. William C. Friday Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas (within shouting distance of this marker); Smyre - Pasour House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Dallas.
 
Categories. Education
 
William C. Friday Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 2, 2009
3. William C. Friday Marker
 
 
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