Dr Frank LeRond McVey

Dr Frank LeRond McVey

Birth
Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Death 4 Jan 1953 (aged 83)
Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 16, Lot 15
Memorial ID 8882506 · View Source
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Frank LeRond McVey was the third president of the University of Kentucky, from 1917 until his retirement in 1940. He was born in Ohio in 1869 and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1893. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Yale in 1895. His career included teaching at Columbia and the University of Minnesota. He was also an editorial writer for the New York Times and one-time president of the University of North Dakota. McVey Hall on the University of Kentucky campus was named in his honor.

Following the death of his first wife Mabel Sawyer, he married in 1924 to Mary Frances Jewell (1889-1945).


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  • Maintained by: Scotty
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 6 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8882506
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Frank LeRond McVey (10 Nov 1869–4 Jan 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8882506, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Scotty (contributor 47021150) .