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Wilson, Woodrowlocked

(28/29 Dec. 1856–03 February 1924)
  • Lloyd E. Ambrosius

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Wilson, Woodrow (28/29 Dec. 1856–03 February 1924), the twenty-eighth president of the United States, was born Thomas Woodrow Wilson in Staunton, Virginia, the son of Dr. Joseph Ruggles Wilson, Presbyterian minister and director of the Augusta Female Seminary, and Janet Woodrow. Young Wilson was educated at home and developed close attachments to both parents, who instilled in him their Scotch-Irish and English heritage, Calvinist faith, and southern values. He later attended private schools....

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