- Richard Henry Jesse
University of Missouri] Richard Henry Jesse was a American educator and eighth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. [ [http://www.umsystem.edu/ums/president/former.shtml Former Presidents | Office of the President | University of Missouri ] at www.umsystem.edu] He was born in Lancaster County, Virginia1853 and attended the University of Virginia. [ [http://whmc.umsystem.edu/invent/3806.html WHMC-Columbia--Jesse, Richard Henry (1853-1921), Papers, 1871-1932 (C3806)--INVENTORY ] at whmc.umsystem.edu] He went on to teach at the University of Louisianaand Tulane Universitybefore assuming the presidency 1891. He retired in 1908. Jesse Hallon the David R. Francis Quadrangleis named in honor of him and was initiated as an Honorary member of the Acacia Fraternity.
*Richard Henry Jesse: President of the University of Missouri, 1891-1908 Columbia, Mo.,
University of Missouri Press
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