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William Ellison Boggs

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Preceded by  Patrick Hues Mell
Name  William Boggs
Succeeded by  Walter Barnard Hill

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Born  May 12, 1838 India (1838-05-12)
Alma mater  South Carolina College, Columbia Theological Seminary
Died  August 20, 1920, Balti, Maryland, United States
Education  Columbia Theological Seminary

William Ellison Boggs (May 12, 1838 – August 20, 1920), born in Ahmedunggar, India, was chancellor of the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia, United States from 1889 until his resignation in 1898 (The head of the University was referred to as chancellor instead of president, from 1860 until 1932). Boggs obtained a B.A. from South Carolina College in 1859 and his Doctor of Divinity, (D.D.) from Columbia Theological Seminary in 1862. Boggs died on August 20, 1920, in Baltimore, Maryland and is buried in Waynesville, North Carolina.

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He was the father of Gilbert Hillhouse Boggs, who was deeply involved with Georgia Tech's Chemistry Department.

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