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Jan 24, 1822

Alexander Martin was born in Scotland

1836

Alexander Martin moved to Jefferson County, Ohio

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1846

Alexander Martin served as principal of Kingwood Academy in Preston County

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1847

Alexander Martin graduated from Allegheny College, Pennsylvania

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1863

Alexander Martin helped to pass the public school legislation

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Jun 01, 1867

Alexander Martin was first president of WVU

1868

The Agricultural College of West Virginia was renamed West Virginia University at the recommendation of Alexander Martin

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1875

President Alexander Martin left WVU

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1889

Alexander Martin left DePauw University

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Dec 16, 1893

Alexander Martin died in Greencastle, Indiana


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