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Daniels, Josephus, House

Raleigh, North Carolina
County of Wake.
National Register Number: 76001342
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: NC-4 Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
This was the residence (1920-48) of Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy (1913-1921) under President Wilson. Daniels reformed policies by introducing schooling for illiterate sailors, instituting vocational training, opening the Naval Academy to enlisted men, and reforming the naval prison system. Now the building is a Masonic Temple and not open to the public.


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