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Name:Edward Lewis Darst
Affiliation:Class of 1886
Biography & Genealogy:Edward Lewis Darst, Class of 1886: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 11, 1867 in Dublin, Pulaski, Co. Va. Father- Hon. James Henry Darst; Mother- Margaret Trollinger. Pat. Grandfather- John C. Darst; Pat. Grandmother- Elvira Wyson. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Ellen Tapscott Gilmer, daughter of Rev. George H. Gilmer in 1893. Children- 1- Edward Gilmer Darst; 2- James Henry Darst. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 21, 1883 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated June 25, 1886 standing 7th in a class of 28. Careers: Superintendent of Public Schools in Pulaski Co. Va.; Commandant of Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Mo. Died- Dec. 22, 1935.
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