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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


March 19, 1892
Robert Burton House was born in Thelma, North Carolina. After Frank Porter Graham was named president of the Consolidated University of North Carolina, House assumed the role of dean of administration, which was the chief administrative position in Chapel Hill after consolidation. In 1945, House's title was changed to chancellor and he served in this position until 1957.
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