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William Lowe Bryan
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1860
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov., 1955
Bloomington
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

William Lowe Bryan (November 11, 1860 - November 21, 1955) was the 10th President of Indiana University from 1902 to 1937. He served the longest term of any IU President. Born William Julian Bryan, he replaced his middle name with his wife's maiden name.

After retirement, Bryan continued to reside in the President's house on campus, until his death. It is now known as Bryan House.

Bryan Hall, Bryan Park, and the Bryan Room at the top of the Student Activities Tower in the Indiana Memorial Union bear his name.

He is a charter member of the Monroe County Hall of Fame. The description on his plaque reads "Indiana University President, 1902-1937, Professor, 1884-1902, Director, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching 1910-1937, Author."

Information provided by William Lowe Bryan to
Who's Who in the World, 1912

University president. Son of Rev. John and Eliza Jane (Philips) Bryan; born near Bloomington, Ind., Nov. 11, 1860; instructor of Greek, 1884-85; prof. of philosophy, 1885-1901; v. pres., 1893-1902, and has been president since 1902 of Univ. of Indiana; graduated from Ind. Univ. 1884, A.B., A.M. 1886; continued studies abroad at Berlin, Paris and Wurzburg; Ph.D, Clark Univ., 1892 (LL.D., Ill Coll., 1904: Hanover Coll, 1908).
On July 13, 1889, married Miss Charlotte A. Lowe of Indianapolis. Author (with his wife); "Plato, the Teacher," selections from Plato, 1887. Is a contributor to Johnson's Encyclopedia, phychological journals, etc. Address: 821 N. College Ave., Bloomington, Ind., U.S.A. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Charlotte Augusta Lowe Bryan (1867 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec-42 Lot-181
 
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Record added: Jul 01, 2009
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William Lowe Bryan
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