Maurice Garland Fulton

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Maurice Garland Fulton
Born December 3, 1877
Lafayette County, Mississippi
Died 1955
Residence Roswell, New Mexico
Occupation Professor of English and History
Employer New Mexico Military Institute
Parents Robert Burwell Fulton and Annie Rose Garland Fulton
Relatives Landon Garland (maternal grandfather)

Maurice Garland Fulton (1877–1955) was an American academic.


Early life[edit]

Maurice Garland Fulton was born on December 3, 1877 in Lafayette County, Mississippi.[1][2]

His father, Robert Burwell Fulton (1849–1919), served as the seventh Chancellor of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, and his mother was Annie Rose Garland Fulton (1843–1893).[1] His maternal grandfather, Landon Garland (1810–1895), served as the second President of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia from 1836 to 1846, the third President of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama from 1855 to 1865, and the first Chancellor of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee from 1875 to 1893.[3]


He worked as a Professor of English and History at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico.[1]


He died in 1955.[1][2]


  • History of the Lincoln County War
  • Southern Life in Southern Literature (1917)
  • Writing Craftsmanship: Models and Readings (July 1926)


  1. ^ a b c d James B. Lloyd, Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817–1967, Oxford, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 2009, p. 184 [1]
  2. ^ a b University of Arizona Libraries: Maurice G. Fulton papers, 1829-1955
  3. ^ FindAGrave: Landon Garland

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