Title: James Alward Van Fleet collection
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Title: James Alward Van Fleet collection
Physical Description: Archival
Language: English
Copyright Date: 1950
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Bibliographic ID: UF00096226
Volume ID: VID00010
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Special and Area Studies Collections
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Van Fleet. Smathers


hinted for UofF prexy
I MIAMI (M A special Washing- cou,.try. He retired this vear if,:-r
ton dispatch to the .Mian Daily .om.nnn'ir,- in,-rhe h At in',' ,vh.n
News said today that Gen. James q.,p\ h,-avy ,-ti!,:.n in KEi' 'n
A. Van Fleet and Sen. George Sma- Both Van Flpct '.n,1 Sm.pateirs
others were r-eing mei.tioned for -he Iv.ere born in N'w Je'rse ind
presidency of the University ot moved to Florila in b:., hn-..,l
Florida at Gainesville. Smathers .i a z iitu 'te of the
Dr. J. Hillis Miller, the presi- Univtri',- r.f F'lorida. while Van
dent of the state university, died 'ieet s;-ived as commander of
of heart ',-,|[', r.in .. Saturday. cadets and head fnorrhtli coach at
Van Fleet at present heads the he r'JcjT4r.'r:. He i- a. giadiuate
Ameri an-Ti.ite-an Fourndato.n, a' r. West Point.
private o g. nizanti.n aiding the re- The Washington i epoi t said
habilitation of that war-stricken Smathers had been sounded, out
iei-, .li.ii, the appointment but
rad min.'e no comment. Van
Feet has not yet been approach-
ed, it was said. The appointment
would be made by ito.- _Tn, erIsit, '.
Board of Cr,.r-trr.i. ,'.,rI.1. hy H."-
lis Pinlr-.-e rt of Miami, i.i'JieL i to
approval by the governor and the
cabinet,




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