Andrew Armstrong Kincannon

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Andrew Armstrong Kincannon (1859-1939) was the Chancellor of the University of Mississippi from 1907 to 1914.[1][2]


He was born in Noxubee County, Mississippi in on 2 August 1859.[1] In 1884, he graduated from the National Normal University of Ohio.[1] He taught at Mississippi A&M College, now known as Mississippi State University, and was superintendent of the new public school system in Meridian, Mississippi.[1] He was also President of the Industrial Institute and College, now known as Mississippi University for Women.[1] From 1907 to 1914, he served as Chancellor of the University of Mississippi.[1] He died in New Orleans on 10 December 1939 and was buried in Columbus, Mississippi.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Ole Miss biography
  2. ^ David G. Sansing, The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History, Oxford, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1999, p. 183 [1]
  3. ^ James B. Lloyd, Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817-1967 (University Press of Mississippi, 1981), p. 282