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Willoughby Thomas KennedyRoster ID 7523
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1921|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Willoughby Thomas Kennedy, Class of 1921 (non-graduate). Genealogy: Born Jonesville, VA, on April 3, 1899. Father- William Thomas Kennedy, b. Greene Co., TN; partner in Deaver-Kennedy Company (importer & wholesale dry goods), Knoxville, TN. Mother- Maud Willoughby, b. Jonesville, VA. Paternal grandparents- Daniel Kennedy and Martha McCord of Green Co., TN. Maternal grandparents- Charles Willoughby (b. Bristol, TN) and Emma Cook (b. Jonesville, VA). Education: Graduated Knoxville, TN High School June 1917. Matriculated at VMI Sept. 3, 1917 and resigned June 1919, did not graduate; subsequently graduated from Georgia Tech with B.S. in Textile Engineering. Career: Worked in manufacturing industries, including Southern Bleachery and Print Works, Taylors, SC; Pepperell Mfg. Co., Opelika AL. Marriage: to Francina C. Cook (b. 1904 d. 2000); Children 1- William Thomas, 2- Margaret. Death: June 6, 1955, Opelika, Alabama.|