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Edmund Ezra Day

Edmund Ezra Day
Kirtley Fletcher Mather and Edmund Ezra Day, 1947
President of Cornell University
In office
Preceded by Livingston Farrand
Succeeded by Cornelis de Kiewiet acting
Personal details
Born (1883-12-07)December 7, 1883
Manchester, New Hampshire[1]
Died March 23, 1951(1951-03-23) (aged 67)
Ithaca, New York
Alma mater Dartmouth College (A.B., M.A.) Harvard University (Ph.D.)

Edmund Ezra Day (December 7, 1883 – March 23, 1951) was an American educator.

Day received his undergraduate and master's degrees from Cornell University from 1937 to 1949. While in office, he helped establish the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.

The administrative building at Cornell, Day Hall, is named after Edmund Ezra Day. He was interred in Sage Chapel on Cornell's campus.[2]


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  2. ^ CURW - Sage Hall History

External links

  • Cornell Presidency: Edmund Ezra Day
  • Cornell University Library Presidents Exhibition: Edmund Ezra Day (Presidency; Inauguration)
  • Guide to the Edmund Ezra Day arbitration files, 1949. #5094. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Livingston Farrand
President of Cornell University
Succeeded by
Cornelis W. de Kiewiet (acting)
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