Ignatius Alphonso Few

President 1836-1839 Ignatius Alphonso Few

  • Founding president
  • Lawyer and Methodist minister
  • Focuses on securing funds to build the new Emory College in the newly laid-out town of Oxford
  • Resigns in 1839 due to tuberculosis
  • Board of Trustees president until 1841
  • Distantly related to Asa Griggs Candler, The Coca-Cola Company founder and Emory benefactor

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