William Burns Paterson

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William Burns Paterson was an educator and horticulturist.[1] He is chiefly known as an educational provider, being involved in establishing Alabama State University.[2] He was a Democrat, a Presbyterian, and a charter member of the Alabama State horticultural society.

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William Burns Paterson
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President of Alabama State University
In office
1878–1915
Preceded byGeorge N. Card
Succeeded byJohn William Beverly
Personal details
Born(1850-02-09)February 9, 1850
Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Died(1915-03-16)March 16, 1915
Montgomery
SpouseMargaret Bingham
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