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Ethelbert Dudley Warfield
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1861
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1936

The son of William and Mary Cabell (Breckinridge) Warfield, Ethelbert served as President of Miami University in Oxford, Butler Co OH from 1888 to 1891.

Ethelbert was quite a personage. Having been educated at Princeton University, Wadham College at the University of Oxford and Columbia University Law School, he was a professor of history and college president, serving as Miami University's youngest at aged 27 yrs.

Ethelbert brought football to Miami in 1888 with the help of Professor Walter Ray Bridgman, who played for Yale, and Professor Marc Parrott who played for Princeton.

After three years as Miami's president, he served as president of Lafayette College 1891-1914 and again at Wilson College, until his retirement in 1936.

Ethelbert was a Presbyterian Church elder, director of Princeton Theological Seminary and an officer in the Sons of the American Revolution. He authored several historical works, one which can be viewed digitally at The Kentuckian Digital Library:
Kentucky resolutions of 1798 : an historical study by Warfield, Ethelbert Dudley, 1861-1936.
New York: Putnam, 1894.

Many thanks to Charlie, a Miami University alumnus, for the burial location and a very fine looking picture.

Additional thanks to M.R. Mahan for posting much appreciated tombstone photos.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Warfield (1827 - 1907)
  Mary Cabell Breckinridge Warfield (1829 - 1902)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Lacy Brookes Warfield (1864 - 1886)*
  Nellie Frances Tilton Warfield (1864 - 1941)*
 
 Children:
  William Warfield (1891 - 1947)*
  Mary Cabell Warfield (1894 - 1953)*
  Eleanor Frances Warfield (1896 - 1946)*
  Ruth Breckinridge Warfield (1899 - 1981)*
  Benjamin B. Warfield (1905 - 1995)*
  Robert Breckinridge Warfield (1907 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sophonisba Preston Warfield (1849 - 1866)*
  Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield (1851 - 1921)*
  Ethelbert Dudley Warfield (1861 - 1936)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section O, Lot 127
 
Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61668464
Ethelbert Dudley Warfield
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Ethelbert Dudley Warfield
Added by: M. R. Mahan
 
Ethelbert Dudley Warfield
Added by: M. R. Mahan
 
 
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