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 Jasper Newton Wilkinson

Jasper Newton Wilkinson

Birth
Vinton County, Ohio, USA
Death 11 Jan 1933 (aged 81)
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Block 117, Lot 43, Space 4
Memorial ID 48918466 · View Source
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Died at the age of 82
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Jasper N. Wilkinson, born September 19, 1851 to Jackson and Mary Wilkinson in Eagle Twp, Vinton County, Ohio.
Source: Passport info, June 19, 1894, Emporia, Kansas
(From contributor #47386400)
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Jasper N. Wilkinson, President of Kansas State Normal School from 1901 to 1906. President of Kansas State Normal School
from 1901 to 1906

Jasper N. Wilkinson served as the sixth president of Kansas State Normal School, later Emporia State University, from 1901-1906. Wilkinson was a graduate of Illinois State Normal University and came to KSN in 1884 as director of training and physical culture. He later was vice president of KSN before succeeding Albert R. Taylor as president. During his tenure, the first organized basketball game was held in 1901. He is most remembered for his contribution to the development of physical education at KSN. Following his tenure as president at KSN, he went into business in Oklahoma.
(From contributor #48918466)


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 28 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48918466
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Newton Wilkinson (19 Sep 1851–11 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48918466, citing Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .