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Bedford County TN Biographies


Teacher; born Culleoka, Tenn., April 4, 1874; Welsh and French descent; son of William R. and Emma (Clary) Webb; father’s occupation teacher; paternal grandparents Alexander Smith and Cornelia Adeline (Stanford) Webb; maternal grandparents Benjamin and Alla Delphia (Barnard) Clary; educated Webb School, Phillip’s Academy, University of N.C., and the summer school of the University of Chicago, also Harvard summer school; graduated with degree of B.A., from University of N.C., 1896; married Louise Hall Manning Oct. 19, 1898; member Sigma Nu fraternity Phi Beta Kappa Society; Independent Democrat; Instructor in English, University of N.C., 1896-1897; teacher in Webb School 1897-8; became Associate Principal Webb’s School 1908 where he is now engaged.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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