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 George Junkin

George Junkin

Birth
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 May 1868 (aged 77)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lexington, Lexington City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 21912 · View Source
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Educator. He founded Lafayette College in Easton, the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio (known as Miami of Ohio), and served as President of Washington College from 1846 to 1861 (now the present day Washington and Lee University ) in Lexington, Virginia. He was the father of Eleanor Junkin, the first wife of Confederate Civil War General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.

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  • Added: 26 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21912
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Junkin (1 Nov 1790–20 May 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21912, citing Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Lexington City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .