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, Wesleyan Female College, Wofford College, Belle Haven Academy, Danville College for Young Ladies, Emory and Henry College, Southern University in Greensboro, Ala., Women’s College of Alabama, and Thomas Industrial Institute. Honors– Kentucky Wesleyan College, honorary Litt.D., 1902; Emory and Henry College, honorary Litt. D., 1907.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1; 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.