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Angier Buchanan Duke (1884 - 1923) was a Trustee of Duke University from 1914-1923, as well as vice president and president of the Alumni Association.[1]

Biography

He was the son of Benjamin Newton Duke and Sarah Pearson Angier. He was brother to Mary Lillian Duke, and first cousin to the famous Doris Duke. He married Cordelia Drexel Biddle with whom he had two children, Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995) and Anthony Drexel Duke (1918- ). His courtship and marriage were portrayed in a play and in the Disney film "The Happiest Millionaire".

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