Education: Dr. Burton

There are few professions in which men can die young and be said to have left careers. In politics, for example, there are 1,000 Henry Cabot Lodges and Uncle Joe Cannons, etc., for one Alexander Hamilton. It is the same in Business, in Medicine, in Law, in Education. From time to time we have our Charles W. Eliots, but how seldom do we have our Marion LeRoy Burtons?

Dr. Burton died last week, only a little over 50, leaving an enviable record as the President of one college and two Universities, all of first-rate...

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