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Name:William Waller Govan
Affiliation:Class of 1859
Biography & Genealogy:William Waller Govan, Class of 1859: Genealogy- Born ca. 1838 in King William Co. Va. Father- Archibald Govan; Mother- Lucy A. Waller. Pat. Grandfather- James Govan- a weathly Scotsman who emigrated to the U.S. at age 16; Pat. Grandmother- Betsy Garlick. Mat. Grandfather- William Waller; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Mutter. Never married, no children. VMI Record- Entered VMI- Aug 14, 1856 as a 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Remained a cadet until his death. Died- June 9, 1858 after a "painful and protracted" illness.
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