John Edward Williams

John Edward Williams (HMALA)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.646', W 80° 25.461'

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Professor 1903-1943
Dean of the College 1924-1943

Known for wise counsel and leadership, John Edward Williams earned wide respect during 40 years at VPI as a Mathematics professor and Dean of the College. An American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, he served on the Virginia Board of Education and led the Association of Virginina Colleges in addition to a Ph.D. He held an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

Williams Hall Complete 1953
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551066 N 4120257
Decimal Degrees37.22743333, -80.42435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.646', W 80° 25.461'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 38.76" N, 80° 25' 27.66" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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