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Bryan, William Lowe

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1955 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Educators

1860 – Born on November 11th near Bloomington. American educator.

1884 – Bryan entered Indiana University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree.

         – Because of difficulties arising in connection with the resignation of President Moss and the appointment of President Jordan in December, Bryan found himself teaching Greek as well as English.

1885 – He was appointed assistant professor of philosophy and acting instructor of English.

1886 – He was associate professor of philosophy on leave of absence for study in Berlin.

1887 – The recommendation that Bryan be made professor of philosophy and instructor in elocution was approved.

1889 – He married Charlotte A. Lowe, he took her last name as his middle name and from that time he was known as William L. Bryan.

         – Bryan had been christened William J. Bryan and lived more than the first twenty-eight years of his life under that name.

1892 – Bryan earned his Ph.D. from Clark University.

1893 – Bryan was elected vice-president.

1902-1937 – He succeeded Dr. Swain as president, and at which time he retired as president emeritus.

1955 – William Lowe Bryan died.