- James Shannon (academic)
James Shannon (1799-1859) was an
Irish American academic, evangelistand second President of the University of Missouri [cite web | url=http://muarchives.missouri.edu/c-rg1-s1.html | title=biographical note | work=University of Missouri archives | accessdate=2008-01-19] He was born in Monaghan County, Irelandand educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. [cite web | url=http://www.therestorationmovement.com/shannon.htm | title=Biographical Sketch On The Life of Hames Shannon | work=The Restoration Movement | accessdate=2008-01-19] Shannon was also a co-founder of Columbia Collegeand the first president of Culver-Stockton College. He is buried at the Columbia Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri.
History of the University of Missouri
* [http://muarchives.missouri.edu/c-rg1-s1.html University of Missouri archives biography]
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