Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors

Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors (HM10EQ)

Location: Athens, OH 45701 Athens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.599', W 82° 5.973'

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Susan Brownell Anthony
Woman Suffrage Leader
Visited October 19, 1878
"To secure both national and 'domestic tranquility,' to 'establish justice,' to carry out the spirit of our Constitution, put into the hands of all women....the ballot."

William McKinley
President of the United States
1897 to 1901
Visited October 3, 1891
"Honesty, capacity, and industry are nowhere more indispensable than in public employment."

William Howard Taft
President of the United States
1909 to 1913
Visited August 29, 1908
"The battlefield as a place of settlement of disputes is gradually yielding to arbitral courts of justice."

Theodore Roosevelt
President of the United States
1901 to 1909
Visited May 17, 1912
"Much has been given us and much will rightfully be expected from us."

William Jennings Bryan
United States Secretary of State
1913 to 1915
Visited October 26, 1915
"The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error."

Warren G. Harding
President of the United States
1921 to 1923
Visited November 2, 1916
"Our most dangerous tendency is to expet too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little."

Herbert Hoover
President of the United States
1929 to 1933
Visited October 28, 1932
"Words without action are the assassins of Idealism."

Carl Sandburg
Poet
Visited October 29, 1935
"Man will never arrive, man will be always on the way."

Robert Frost
Poet
Visited October 25, 1938
"What we do in college is to get over our little-mindedness."

Robert A. Taft
United States Senator from Ohio
Visited June 11, 1950
"Legislation is never the work of one man; it is the working out of conflicting ideas."

Eleanor Roosevelt
United States Representative to the United Nations
Visited April 26, 1954
"She would rather light candles than curse the darkness and her glow has warmed the world."

Dag Hammarskjold
Secretary-General of the United Nations
1953 to 1961
Visited February 5, 1958
"A man who had become what he could and was what he was ready at any moment to gather everything into one simple sacrifice."

John F. Kennedy
President of the United States
1961 to 1963
Visited September 18, 1959
"With a good conscience our only sure reward, with history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love..."

Ralph Bunche
United Nations Under Secretary
Visited November 13, 1959
"The vision of a world in which all peoples will live together in peace and brotherhood may be far from realization, but it remains the noblest ideal of human existence."

Martin L. King, Jr.
Nobel Peace Laureate and Champion of Social Justice
Visited December 30, 1959
"The drive for integration must not be defined as a struggle between whites and non-whites, but must be a fight between justice and injustice. The victory will be a victory for all of God's children."

Arnold Toynbee
Historian
Visited May 3, 1963
"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor."

William O. Douglas
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Visited May 7, 1963
"The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehood is with truth."

John Glenn
First American to orbit the Earth
Visited February 17, 1964
"I don't know the nature of God any more than anyone else. He'll be wherever we go."

Lyndon Baines Johnson
President of the United States
Visited May 7, 1964
"Let your young hearts armed with new weapons join an old battle against ancient enemies; the enemies of poverty and disease, illiteracy and strife. ....with your courage and your compassion and your desire, we will build the Great Society."

Robert S. McNamara
Secretary of Defense
Visited June 6, 1965
"It is not enough to be strong in military hardware. We must also be strong in heart, in body, and in spirit."

Dwight D. Eisenhower
President of the United States
1953 to 1961
Visited October 5, 1965
"The destiny of the nation is as great in promise as its young people are great in character."

Dean Rusk
United States Secretary of State
Visited December 2, 1966
"The organization of an enduring peace is the great imperative of our time."

Tom C. Clark
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Visited January 4, 1967
"The confidence of the people in the administration of justice is a prime requisite for free representative government."

James William Fulbright
United States Senator
1945 - 1974
Visited April 22, 1985

Jimmy Carter
Former President
[Visited] May 11, 1989
"Ohio University has a special place in international affairs. Its students should be world citizens."

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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405226 N 4353602
Decimal Degrees39.32665000, -82.09955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.599', W 82° 5.973'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 35.94" N, 82° 5' 58.38" W
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Area Code(s)614, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45-99 University Terrace, Athens OH 45701, US
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