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 James Shannon

James Shannon

Birth
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death 23 Feb 1859 (aged 59)
Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 6284079 · View Source
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Philanthropist. Second President, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. 1850-1856. Co-Founder of Christian College 1851 (now Columbia college), Columbia, MO. Co-Founder of Christian University 1853, and First President (now Culver-Stockton College) Canton, MO.
Spouse: Evalina Denham Dunham (1797 – 1836), married October 22nd, 1823, at Liberty County, Georgia
His 2nd wife was Frances Cary (Moore) Shannon (1818 – 1865), married June 28th, 1837, at Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.
Father: Matthew Shannon (1775-1867) Mother: Elizabeth Bodley (1770-?)


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  • Created by: Tom Denardo
  • Added: 23 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6284079
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Shannon (23 Apr 1799–23 Feb 1859), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6284079, citing Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Tom Denardo (contributor 767) .