LITTLETON, JESSE TALBOT, 1856-1929

Biography:

Educator. Born– October 27, 1856, in Portsmouth, Va. Parents– Oscar and Martha Elizabeth (Bernard) Littleton. Married– Lulie Rosser, December 26, 1882. Children– Eight. Education– Randolph-Macon College, A.M., 1880; attended Sauveur Colleges des Langues, Amherst, Mass., 1881-1882. Employed at Kanawa Military Academy, 1880-1881; Wesleyan Female College, Murfreesboro, NC, 1881-83; Wofford College, 1883-86; Belle Haven Academy, 1887-90; Danville College for Young Ladies, 1990-93;Emory and Henry College, 1993-98; Southern University in Greensboro, Ala.1898-1913; Women’s College of Alabama, 1913-14;¬†and Thomas Industrial Institute, 1914-1916. Honors– Kentucky Wesleyan College, honorary Litt.D., 1902; Emory and Henry College, honorary Litt. D., 1907. Died January 26, 1929.

Source:

Marquis who’s who online;¬†Biographical Dictionary of Southern Authors.

Publication(s):

The Story of Captain Smith and Pocahontas; a souvenir of the Jamestown Exposition. Nashville; Smith & Lamar for Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1907.