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Thomas Hardy TaliaferroRoster ID 3759
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1890|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Thomas Hardy Taliaferro, Class of 1890: Born- March 22, 1871 in Jacksonville, Fla. Father- Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro; Mother- Frances Johnson Hardy. Pat. Grandfather- Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro; Pat. Grandmother- unknown Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Janie G. Smith. Unknown if there were any children. Entered VMI- Sept. 9, 1886; Graduated June 26, 1890 standing 1st in a class of 25. Recipient of 1890 Jackson-Hope Medal. Careers: Asst. Professor of Math, Tactics and Drawing at VMI 1890-91; Instructor at the Missouri Military Academy; Instructor at Penn State College; Received Ph.D. from Hopkins University; President of Florida A & M College and University of Florida; Dean of Engineering College; Dean of Arts & Sciences at University of Maryland. Died- Sept 25, 1941 in Washington, D.C.|