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John Hanson Twombly

President of University of Wisconsin–Madison

Died when: 78 years 166 days (941 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

John Hanson Twombly

John Hanson Twombly (July 19, 1814 – January 1, 1893) was a Methodist minister and the fourth president of the University of Wisconsin.He was known as an advocate for co-education and women's education, which led to tensions with the university regents and, ultimately, his ouster.


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