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William Ellison Boggs

Born: May 12, 1838

Death: Aug 20, 1920

Birthplace: India

Nationality: United States

William Ellison Boggs

Date of Birth : May 12, 1838
Date of Death : Aug 20, 1920
Birth Place : India

William Ellison Boggs, born in Ahmedunggar, India, was chancellor of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, United States from 1889 until his resignation in 1898. Boggs obtained a B.A. from South Carolina College in 1859 and his Doctor of Divinity, from Columbia Theological Seminary in 1862. Boggs died on August 20, 1920, in Baltimore, Maryland and is buried in Waynesville, North Carolina. He was the father of Gilbert Hillhouse Boggs, who was deeply involved with Georgia Tech's Chemistry Department.

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