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William Stanhope TutwilerRoster ID 5525
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1908|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Stanhope Tutwiler, (Class of 1908/non-graduate). Genealogy: Born Sanford, Florida, 1887 January 15. Father-Thomas Stanhope Tutwiler (b. 1855 Jan 15, d. 1919 July 14) of Lexington, Virginia; graduated Washington & Lee University; civil engineer. Mother- Anne P. Pope of Columbus, Mississippi. Paternal grandfather- Eli Shores Tutwiler of Fluvanna Co., Virginia, who served in the Confederate Army (unit not in our records). Paternal grandmother- Martha Edmonia Preston McClelland (b, 1831 d, 1919) of Nelson Co., Virginia. Maternal grandfather-William Elzey Pope of Huntsville, Alabama. Maternal grandmother- Frances Patterson of Columbus Mississippi. Maternal great-grandmother- Mary Armistead of Leesburg, Loudoun Co., Virginia. Marriage: Mary Arney Howerton of Lexington, Virginia, on December 25, 1919, daughter of Dr. James Robert Howerton, Professor of Philosophy at Washington and Lee University. Children - William Stanhope Tutwiler, Jr.; James Robert Howerton Tutwiler. VMI/Education Record: At the time of his enrollment his parents were living in Savannah, Georgia. Attended only 4 months (1905 Sept-Dec), did not graduate; resigned at request of his father. He subsequently briefly attended Washington and Lee University and then Georgia Tech, from which he graduated in 1910 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Military record: none. Career: Owner/partner of a construction/contracting firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Death: Died in Atlanta on September 22, 1948; buried Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, Lexington, Virginia. Other notes: William's father (Thomas S.) had the following siblings: James Bruce McClelland Tutwiler (b. 1857 d. 1940, Blacksburg, VA); Anna Scott Tutwiler (b. 1860 d. 1873); Margaret Garland Tutwiler (b. 1861, married Guy S. Garrett, 1891); (Miss) Argyle Trevilian Tutwiler (b. 1863 d. 1943); Mary Cabell Tutwiler (b. 1864 d. 1940, married John Houston Leech); Eli Shores Tutwiler (b. 1866 d. 1866); Henry Martyn Tutwiler (b. 1867 d. 1906, VMI Class of 1887); William Wirt Henry Tutwiler (b. ca. 1871); Carrington Cabell Tutwiler, Sr., (b. 1874 d. 1956).|