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Name:John McClelland Tutwiler
Affiliation:Class of 1872
Biography & Genealogy:John McClelland Tutwiler, Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 6, 1850 in Lexington, Va. Father- Eli S. Tutwiler; Mother- Margaret Annette Garland. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Martin Tutwiler; Pat. Grandmother- Mariah La Force Shores. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. John B. Garland; Mat. Grandmother- Maria R. McClelland. Married- Julia Rust, daughter of Albert (some sources say Lawrence) Rust of Luray, Va. Children- No children with Julia Rust. Possibly fathered a mulatto child with another woman, but this has not yet been confirmed. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1869 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 4, 1872 standing 22nd in a class of 35. Later attended the Law School of Washington and Lee University. Careers: Lawyer. Died- May 19, 1884 in Lexington, Va.
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