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Biographical Sketch of Rev. A. W. Wilson

Principal of the High School at Dodd City, this county, is a native of Tennessee, and was educated at Washington and Greenville Colleges, having graduated at the latter in 1857, and afterwards received the degree of M. A., from the University of that state. In 1870, he was granted license by the Presbyterian Church, to preach the Gospel. For a number of years he was proprietor and principal of the high school at Morristown, Tennessee. From 1875, to 1881, he was president of’ a female college of that state. He came to Texas in 1881, and has lived at Dodd City ever since.

Mr. Wilson is a fine scholar, a thorough teacher, a learned theologian and a gentleman in the true sense of the term. His interest and zeal in the cause of popular education, is unabating, and his name is prominently mentioned in connection with the office of state superintendent of public instruction. For this position, no better name can be put forward in the state.

MLA Source Citation:

Carter, W. A. History of Fannin County, Texas — History, Statistics and Biographies. Business Cards, and a Complete Directory of the County. 1885. Web. 24 August 2016.
- Last updated on May 24th, 2013

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