Student Biographies

Headshot of Edward Bertram Evans

Evans, Edward BertramĀ  (D.V.M., 1918)

Based on research by Brad Kuennen, Iowa State University Vet Med and Animal Science Librarian From Kansas City, MO. Edward Bertram Evans was born in Kansas City, Missouri, son of Edward G. Evans I and Ada M. Howard Evans, on…

Headshot of Rufus Ballard Atwood

Atwood, Rufus Ballard (B.S., Agricultural Education, 1923)

Rufus Ballard Atwood was born 15 March 1897, in Hickman, Kentucky, one of seven children of Rufus “Pomp” Atwood, day laborer, and Annie Parker Atwood, who took in washing. Atwood started his academic career at Fisk University in Nashville and,…

John Baggett Small Sr.

Small, John Baggett, Sr. (B.S., Agricultural Education, 1928)

John Baggett Small was born 24 Jun 1895 in Bertie, North Carolina, the son of Fred Small and Luvenia Williams Small. A WWI vet, Small earned a B.S. Degree in Agriculture from A&T College in Greensboro, North Carolina, and served…

1/2 body shot of Mattye Milton Copeland Flowers sitting leaning slightly forward

Flowers, Mattye Milton Copeland (M.S., Home Economics Education, 1937)

Mattye Milton Copeland Flowers was born in Winchester, Kentucky, 10 January 1907 to parents Thomas Henry Copeland, a minister, and his wife, Mamie (aka Mayme) Leonettza Brooks Copeland, a milliner. By September 1925, Mattye was a school teacher at Attucks…