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Leonard Riggleman

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Apr 16, 1894

Leonard Riggleman was born in Randolph County

1913

Leonard Riggleman passed the uniform teachers exam

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1922

Leonard Riggleman earned a bachelor's degree at Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston)

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1924

Leonard Riggleman accepted a pastorate in Milton

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1930

Leonard Riggleman was elected vice president of Morris Harvey College, now University of Charleston

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1931

Leonard Riggleman was elected president of Morris Harvey College, now University of Charleston

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1935

Morris Harvey College was moved to Charleston (now University of Charleston), under the leadership of Leonard Riggleman

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1955

Leonard Riggleman became the Charleston Gazette's West Virginia Man of the Year

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1958

Leonard Riggleman led Morris Harvey to accreditation

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1964

Leonard Riggleman retired as president of Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston)

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1974

Leonard Riggleman fought to prevent Morris Harvey College from being given to the state

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1978

Morris Harvey College became the University of Charleston

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May 19, 1983

Leonard Riggleman died


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