William Trigg Gannaway

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William Trigg Gannaway (born June 10, 1825 in Wythe County, Virginia) served as president pro tempore of Duke University (at the time named "Trinity College") during the absence of Braxton Craven in 1864-1865. Gannaway received his diplomas from Emory University and Henry College. He was a Professor of Latin, Greek, and philosophy at Trinity College. He died at his farm in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1902.