Bishop William T. Vernon (1871-1944)

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Bishop William T. Vernon (1871-1944)

Description

When Bishop William T. Vernon became president of Western in 1896, he rescued the school from its decline by reviving financial support from the Kansas state legislature for its operations, expanding its physical plant and fostering a dramatic increase in enrollment. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt appointed him as Registrar of the United States Treasury.

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Bishop W.T. Vernon Collection

Identifier

RH MS-P 529:1.8.3

Citation

“Bishop William T. Vernon (1871-1944),” KU Libraries Exhibits, accessed July 23, 2024, https://exhibits.lib.ku.edu/items/show/7173.