Plant, Marcus L., 1911-1984

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Professor of law at the University of Michigan and member of the University's Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics.

From the description of Marcus L. Plant papers, 1949-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423447

Marcus L. Plant was born in New London, Wisconsin, on November 10, 1911. He received his BA (1932) and MA (1934) from Lawrence College and his JD (1938) from the University of Michigan. He entered a private law firm in Milwaukee (1938-1844) and then in New York City (1944-1946) before becoming a member of the law faculty of the University of Michigan. Plant was a member of the faculty from 1946 until his retirement in 1982

While at the University of Michigan, Plant developed strong ties to Michigan's Athletic Department, the Big Ten Conference, and various regional and national associations representing amateur athletics. At the University of Michigan he was a member of the Board in Control of Intercollegiate Athletics (1949-1979) and served as Michigan's Faculty Representative to the Big Ten Conference (1955-1979). He was secretary of the Big Ten faculty representatives from 1956 to 1979. A member of the NCAA since 1955, Plant served as the NCAA's President from 1967 to 1969 and as a member of the Executive Committee from 1970 to 1979. In addition, Plant was a member of the United States Olympic Committee from 1969 to 1972

From the guide to the Marcus L. Plant papers, 1949-1980, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shartel, Burke Woods, 1889-1967. Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Plant, Marcus L., 1911-1984. Marcus L. Plant papers, 1949-1980. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988. Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Marcus L. Plant papers, 1949-1980 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Burke Woods Shartel papers, 1901-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Nyikos, Michael Stephen. Michael Nyikos sound recordings. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Stellanova Osborn papers, 1907-1988 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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Birth 1911-11-10

Death 1984-07-15

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