William Fletcher King by Ralph Clarkson. 1830-1921. Educator. Born near Zanesville, Ohio, December 20, 1830. Removed to Iowa, 1862, as professor of Cornell College; Acting President, 1863; President, 1864-1908; President Emeritus, 1908-1921. Delegate to General Conference of Methodist Church at various times from 1876-1908. President, State Teachers Association in Iowa, 1885. Member of the National Council of Education, 1886. Delegate to Congress of Higher Education, 1900. Delegate to Ecumenical Conference in London, 1901. His work as an educator took him into all parts of the United States and to parts of Europe. Died in Mount Vernon, Iowa, October 23, 1921.
Subject oriented right; man with grey hair and beard; wearing dark robes and round gold glasses. 57.5 x 44.5"
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