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 William Henderson Caldwell

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William Henderson Caldwell

Birth
Lerona, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 27 Jun 1949 (aged 89)
Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Athens, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 52875731 View Source

William was the 5th son of farmers George W. & Elizabeth (Williams) Caldwell. He graduated from Concord College (Athens) in 1884. He married Lochie Butler at her home in Hilltop, WV on Oct. 16, 1889.

He was a farmer by summer and spent winters teaching at 52 schools in Mercer & Summers counties. All of his 6 children graduated from Concord College, and his 3 daughters became teachers. He moved to Athens in 1916, where he continued to teach and became Principal of View Point school and later at Elgood JHS. He was a member of the Board of Education, the Town Council, the Masonic Lodge and the Baptist Church. He was also Director of the Bank of Athens.


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