Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
President William Howard Taft visited DU on October 3rd, 1911 and gave a talk in the new gymnasium to over 2,000 people.
Citation:University Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 10, October 1911, page 4.
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Abstract Henry Augustus Buchtel served as Chancellor of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1899-1920. He started his career as a Methodist minister; served as pastor of Trinity Methodist Church, Denver. During his tenure at the University of Denver, he raised funds to cover the University's debt, doubled student enrollment, and oversaw the construction of the Library (funded by Andrew Carnegie), the Gymnasium, Science Hall, and Memorial Chapel (later named Buchtel Chapel). He also...
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