Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (1825-1903) —
also known as Jabez L. M. Curry —
of Talladega, Talladega
County, Ala.; Washington,
Born near Double Branches, Lincoln
County, Ga., June 5,
served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Alabama
state house of representatives, 1847-48, 1853-57; U.S.
Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1857-61; Delegate
from Alabama to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Representative
from Alabama in the Confederate Congress 4th District, 1862-64;
defeated, 1863; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War;
president, Howard College, Alabama, 1866-68; college
professor; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1885-88.
Died near Asheville, Buncombe
County, N.C., February
12, 1903 (age 77 years, 252
Interment at Hollywood
Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
Colgate Whitehead Darden Jr. (1897-1981) —
also known as Colgate W. Darden, Jr. —
Born in Southampton
County, Va., February
Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer;
member of Virginia
state house of delegates, 1930-33; U.S.
Representative from Virginia, 1933-37, 1939-41 (at-large 1933-35,
2nd District 1935-37, 1939-41); Governor of
Virginia, 1942-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention
from Virginia, 1944
and Resolutions Committee; speaker);
president, University of Virginia, 1947.
Died in Norfolk,
Va., June 9,
1981 (age 84 years, 118
private or family graveyard, Southampton County, Va.
Julius Daniel Dreher (1846-1937) —
also known as Julius D. Dreher —
Born in Lexington, Lexington
County, S.C., October
Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War;
president, Roanoke College, 1878-1903; U.S. Consul in Tahiti, 1906-10; Port Antonio, 1910-13; Toronto, 1913-15; Colón, 1915-24.
Died in Clearwater, Pinellas
County, Fla., October
9, 1937 (age 90 years, 346
Interment at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Va.
of John J. Dreher and Martha E. (Counts) Dreher; married 1906 to
Emiline Kirtland Richmond.|
| || ||See also Find-A-Grave
Jerry Lamon Falwell (1933-2007) —
also known as Jerry Falwell —
Born in Lynchburg,
Republican. Pastor; television
(1971) of Liberty Baptist College, now Liberty University; also
served as its chancellor; founder of the Moral Majority,
political group advocating conservative Christian views; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1996.
Member, National Rifle
arrythmia, collapsed in his office
at Liberty University, and died soon after at Lynchburg General Hospital,
Va., May 15,
2007 (age 73 years, 277
Interment at Montview
Grounds, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
Arthur Sherwood Flemming (1905-1996) —
also known as Arthur S. Flemming —
of Kingston, Ulster
County, N.Y.; Delaware, Delaware
County, Ohio; Eugene, Lane
Born in Kingston, Ulster
County, N.Y., June 12,
Republican. Member, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1939-48;
president, Ohio-Wesleyan University, 1948-53; U.S.
Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1958-61; delegate to
Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960;
president, University of Oregon, 1961-68; president,
Macalester College, 1968-71.
Society for Public Administration; Alpha
Sigma Phi; Delta
Sigma Rho; Omicron
Received the Medal
of Freedom in 1994.
Died of acute renal
failure, at a retirement
home in Alexandria,
7, 1996 (age 91 years, 87
Interment at Montrepose
Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
Richard Channing Jones (b. 1841) —
of Camden, Wilcox
Born in Brunswick
County, Va., April
served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Alabama
state senate, 1882-85; president, University of Alabama,
to Alabama state constitutional convention, 1901.
Burial location unknown.
of Rev. John Jones and Mary (Walker) Jones; married, October
19, 1864, to Stella H. Boykin.|
Richard McIlwaine (1834-1913) —
Edward County, Va.
Born in Petersburg,
Va., May 20,
Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; chaplain;
professor; president, Hampton-Sydney College, 1883-1904;
to Virginia state constitutional convention from Prince Edward
ancestry. Member, Beta
Died in Richmond,
9, 1913 (age 79 years, 81
Interment at Blandford
Cemetery, Petersburg, Va.
Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1853-1935) —
Born in Charles
City County, Va., August
Member of Virginia
state house of delegates from Richmond city, 1887-88;
president, College of William and Mary, 1888-1919.
Died in Richmond,
12, 1935 (age 81 years, 172
Interment at Hollywood
Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900) —
also known as William L. Wilson —
of Charles Town, Jefferson
Born near Charles Town, Jefferson
County, Va. (now W.Va.), May 3,
Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War;
delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1880
Committee); candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia;
Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 1883-95; U.S.
Postmaster General, 1895-97; president, Washington and Lee
University, Lexington, Va., 1897-1900.
Died in Lexington,
17, 1900 (age 57 years, 167
Interment at Edge
Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, W.Va.
Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) —
also known as Thomas Woodrow Wilson; "Schoolmaster in
of New Jersey.
Born in Staunton,
professor; president of Princeton University, 1902-10; Governor of
New Jersey, 1911-13; President
of the United States, 1913-21.
Kappa Psi; Phi
Recipient of Nobel
Peace Prize in 1919; elected to the Hall
of Fame for Great Americans in 1950.
Died in Washington,
3, 1924 (age 67 years, 37
Entombed at Washington
National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.; statue erected 2011 at Main Railway Station, Prague, Czechia.
of Rev. Joseph Ruggles Wilson and Janet 'Jessie' (Woodrow) Wilson;
married, June 24,
1885, to Ellen
Wilson; married, December
18, 1915, to Edith
Wilson; father of Eleanor Randolph Wilson (who married William
Gibbs McAdoo); grandfather of Woodrow
| || || Political family: Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell
family of Virginia (subset of the Four
Thousand Related Politicians).|
| || ||Cross-reference: William
C. Bullitt — Bainbridge
Colby — Joseph
E. Davies — Joseph
P. Tumulty — Thomas
H. Birch — Byron
| || ||Mount
Woodrow Wilson, in Fremont
County and Sublette
County, Wyoming, is named for
him. — Woodrow Wilson Plaza,
in the Federal Triangle, Washington,
D.C., is is named for
him. — Wilson Dam
(built 1924), on the Tennessee River in Colbert
counties, Alabama, as well as the Wilson Lake
reservoir, which extends into Lawrence
county, are named for
him. — Rambla
Presidente Wilson, in Montevideo,
Uruguay, is named for
| || ||Other politicians named for him: Woodrow
W. Bean III
| || ||Coins and currency: His portrait
appeared on the U.S. $100,000 gold certificate, which was issued
in 1934-45 for cash transactions between banks. |
| || ||Campaign slogan (1916): "He kept us out
| || ||See also National
Governors Association biography — Wikipedia
article — NNDB
dossier — Find-A-Grave
memorial — OurCampaigns
| || ||Books about Woodrow Wilson: Louis
Wilson — Herbert Hoover, The
Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson — James Chace, 1912
: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs : The Election that Changed the
Country — John Milton Cooper, Reconsidering
Woodrow Wilson: Progressivism, Internationalism, War, and
Peace — A. Scott Berg, Wilson —
Anne Schraff, Woodrow
Wilson (for young readers)|
| || ||Critical books about Woodrow Wilson:
Jim Powell, Wilson's
War : How Woodrow Wilson's Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin,
Stalin, and World War II|
| || ||Image source: American Monthly Review
of Reviews, July 1902||