William Henry Danforth

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William Henry Danforth II (April 10, 1926[1] – September 16, 2020) was an American physician, professor of medicine, and academic administrator. He was chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis from 1971 until 1995. He was the brother of former U.S. Senator John Danforth. Danforth was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

Danford died on September 16, 2020 in St. Louis from problems caused by a fall at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. Exton, John H. (23 May 2013). Crucible of Science: The Story of the Cori Laboratory. ISBN 978-0-19-986107-1.
  2. William Danforth dies at 94; grew Washington University into world-class institution