Shannon, James, 1799-1859

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Dates:
Birth 1799
Death 1859

Biographical notes:

James Shannon (1799-1859), educator and clergyman, in 1857 married Frances Cary Moore, daughter of Alsa and Frances Tabb Cary Moore of Athens, Georgia. Shannon was professor of Ancient Languages, University of Georgia (1830-1835); President of the College of Louisiana (1835-1840); President of Bacon College, Harrodsburg, Kentucky (1840-1850); President of University of Missouri (1850-1856); and President of Christian University, Canton, Missouri (1856-1859).

From the description of Rev. James Shannon family papers, 1823-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476353

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Subjects:

  • Clergy
  • College presidents

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Places:

  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Athens (Ga.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)