William A. Shanklin
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|William A. Shanklin|
|President of Wesleyan University|
|Preceded by||Bradford Paul Raymond|
|Succeeded by||Stephen Henry Olin|
April 18, 1862|
|Died||October 6, 1924(aged 62)|
William Arnold Shanklin (April 18, 1862 – October 6, 1924) was an American university president. He was born at Carrollton, Missouri, and was educated at Hamilton College (A.B., 1883) and at Garrett Biblical Institute (S.T.B., 1891). Ordained to the Methodist Episcopal ministry, he held pastorates in Kansas, in Spokane and Seattle, Washington, in Dubuque, Iowa, and in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was president of Upper Iowa University in 1905-09 and thereafter president of Wesleyan University. He received many honorary degrees.
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