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An excerpt from Campbell's book, Across Fortune's Tracks: William Rand Kenan, Jr. and the Kenan Family, investigates one of North Carolina's most prominent families.
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12547
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While a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, William R. Kenan, Jr., participated in the discovery of calcium carbide. He had multiple careers as industrialist, developer, financier, and philanthropist.
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18107
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The Kenan family was in Duplin County years before it became a county, and they have served the state and its people in numerous ways. Among them were James Kenan, a member of the Provisional Congress; Thomas S. Kenan, who was Colonel of the 43rd North Carolina Regiment during the Civil War; and William Rand Kenan, who donated the Stadium to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 8 Issue 13, Aug 1940, p5, 16, il
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