President Thomas Woodrow Wilson
|Org.||1888-1890||Middletown, Wesleyan University, Professor|
|Org.||1902-1910||Princeton, Princeton University, President|
|Election||1912||USA Presidential Election|
|Election||1916||USA Presidential Election|
On a Sunday morning in 1861, a large congregation was gathered in the First Presbyterian Church of Augusta, Georgia. At the announcement period a tall, well-built minister looked down at his people and said; "At this very moment, a battle is being fought in Virginia and our Confederate forces are in grave need of ammunition, This congregation must do its duty. Immediately at the close of these services the ladies will repair to the munitions factory to help with the cartridges. You will now rise and sing the Doxology and be dismissed."
Sitting in front of the preacher was his five-year old son destined to be the President of the United States and the greatest idealist of his time - Woodrow Wilson. The influence of his father remained with... Read More