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Joseph Ruggles Wilson

Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Sr.
Born February 28, 1822
Steubenville, Ohio
Died January 21, 1903(1903-01-21) (aged 80)
Princeton, New Jersey
Education Jefferson College
Princeton Theological Seminary
Children Woodrow Wilson
Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Jr.
Anne E. Wilson Howe
Church Presbyterian

Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Sr. (February 28, 1822 – January 21, 1903)[1] was a prominent Presbyterian theologian and father of President Woodrow Wilson, Nashville Banner editor Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Jr., and Anne E. Wilson Howe.[2]

Wilson graduated from Jefferson College in

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  2. ^ Dodd, William Edward (1920). Woodrow Wilson and his Work. Doubleday, Page & Company. p. 3. 
  3. ^ "Jefferson College 1802-1865". U. Grant Miller Library Digital Archives. Washington & Jefferson College. Archived from the original on 2009-05-01. 
  4. ^ Coleman, Helen Turnbull Waite (1956). Banners in the Wilderness: The Early Years of Washington and Jefferson College.  
  5. ^ Montgomery, Erick D. "Woodrow Wilson in Georgia". The New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "President Wilson At His Sister .At Close Of Service He Places Flowers...".  



He died in 1903.


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