Thomas Rutling was born in Wilson County, Tennessee in 1854. His father and brother were sold away from him before he was two years old. He stated on the plantation until 1865, when he moved to Nashville and soon after went to Fisk.
Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, b. 1837 d. 1921; Governors--Louisiana
Founder and sponsor of the relocation of Southern University. Pinchback served as Senator in the Louisiana State Senate in 1867, Lieutenant Governor in 1871 and Governor of Louisiana from December 9, 1872 to January 13, 1873 [35 days].
The Reverend Jacob Brinton Smith, DD Was Born March 1, 1822. He Was Ordained Deacon on December 25, 1845 by The Right Reverend Bosworth Smith, Bishop of Kentucky, Who Was Presiding Bishop From 1865 to 1884. In 1867, The Reverend J. Brinton Smith...
Washington Family From Left to Right: Booker T. Washington, Jr (1887 - 1945); Mrs. Margaret Murray Washington (1865 - 1925); Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915); Portia Marshall Washington (1883 - ); Ernest Davidson Washington (1889 - 1938).