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William Lyne Wilson

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May 03, 1843

William Lyne Wilson was born in Smithfield

1867

William Wilson graduated from Columbian College

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1871

William Wilson returned to Charles Town to practice law

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1882

William Wilson was selected as president of WVU

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1883

William Wilson entered Congress

1893

The country began an economic depression

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Nov 06, 1894

William Wilson was defeated for reelection

1895

William Wilson became postmaster general under President Cleveland's cabinet

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1897

William Wilson became president of Washington and Lee University

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Oct 17, 1900

William Wilson died in Lexington, Va


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