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Steadman Vincent Sanford
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1871
Death: Sep. 15, 1945

Educator. He began his career in education as a teacher in Marietta, Georgia, and soon became superintendent of that city's school system. He first served as an English professor at the University of Georgia in 1903. He went on to found the Henry W. Grady School of Journalism, the Georgia Press Institute, the Scholastic Press Association, and the George Foster Peabody Awards Advisory Board. As the founder of the University System of Georgia, he served as its first Chancellor. From 1904 to 1927, he was the faculty athletic director for the University of Georgia. He worked to obtain funding for a stadium to be built for the school's athletic programs. Sanford Stadium, which opened in 1929, still bears his name. He also founded the Southern Athletic Conference and the Southeastern Conference, and served as the president of the NCAA. In 1999, his biography, "The Personal Equation: A Biography of Steadman Vincent Sanford" was published. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
Family links: 
  Charles Vincent Sanford (1844 - 1922)
  Elizabeth Mars Steadman Sanford (1848 - 1904)
  Grace McClatchey Sanford (1872 - 1952)*
  Grace Devereaux Sanford (1898 - 1907)*
  Steadman Vincent Sanford (1871 - 1945)
  Charles Dickerman Sanford (1874 - 1935)*
  Annie Mary Sanford Allen (1876 - 1962)*
  Shelton Palmer Sanford (1880 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Marietta City Cemetery
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Jan 09, 2004
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Steadman Vincent Sanford
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