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The William R. Kenan Jr. Professorship

William L. Patch Jr.

The William R. Kenan Jr. Professorship was established in 1971 by a generous grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust of New York and honors the memory of Mr.
Kenan.

Current William R. Kenan Jr. Professor:
William L. Patch Jr., Professor of History
Ph.D. Yale University
B.A., University of California at Berkeley

Emeriti:
Lamar John Ryan Cecil Jr., Professor of History (retired 2000)
William A. Jenks, Professor of History (retired 1983)