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Mittie K Friley Howell
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1878
De Soto Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1962
Brazos County
Texas, USA

Her father Rev. William Christopher. Friley, born in Mississippi, in 1845. Served 2 years in the Civil War. He graduated from Mississippi College in 1871. Ordained a minister the same year. He married Miss Ellen Douglas in 1972, and went the following year to Monroe, Louisiana as Pastor of the Baptist Church. He organized and was the 1st. President of Ruston College, later known as Louisiana Tech. In 1885 he moved to Texas. He was elected to organize and act as the 1st. President of Hardin-Simmons University.

Her brother Charles Edwin Friley, born in Louisiana, to William Christopher and Ellen Douglas Friley, attended Sam Houston Teachers College (1905) and Baylor University (1905-1907) receiving his B.S. (1912) from Texas A&M University and an M.S. (1923) from Columbia University. Dr. Friley served as Registrar (1912-1924) at Texas A&M and as Dean of the School of Arts and Science (1924-1932). In 1932 he was appointed Dean of the Division of Science at Iowa State College University and was named Vice-President of the college in 1935. He passed away in 1958, and is buried at Iowa State University Cemetery.
Family links: 
  William C Friley (1845 - 1911)
  Ellen Douglas Friley (1855 - 1939)
  John Webb Howell (1875 - 1951)
  John Webb Howell (1902 - 1963)*
  Mittie K Friley Howell (1878 - 1962)
  Charles Edwin Friley (1887 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Aged 83 Years
Bryan City Cemetery
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 3, Lot 10, Space H
Created by: Stardust
Record added: Aug 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95391144
Mittie K <i>Friley</i> Howell
Added by: Carolyn Lamberth Johnson
Mittie K <i>Friley</i> Howell
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~ In remembrance ~
- Stardust
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012

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