He was a large benefactor of the Tuskegee Institute under Booker Washington for negro education.
It is the seat of Blinn Memorial College (German Methodist Episcopal), opened as "Mission Institute" in 1883, and renamed in 1889 in honour of the Rev. Christian Blinn, of New York, a liberal benefactor; of Brenham Evangelical Lutheran College, and of a German-American institute (1898).
A disgrace which would have blasted the career of most men made Wakefield a practical statesman and a benefactor to his country.
Williams, who was a generous benefactor of St John's College, Cambridge, died on the 25th of March 1650.
Benjamin Whitworth, M.P., was a generous benefactor to the town, who built the Whitworth Hall, furnished half the funds for the construction of waterworks, established.
Along the coast, and taking its name, no doubt, from the restoration of an already existing road by Septimius Severus, who was a great benefactor of Ostia.
At Cedar Rapids are Coe College (co-educational; Presbyterian), which grew out of the Cedar Rapids Collegiate Institute (1851), was named in honour of Daniel Coe, a benefactor, and was chartered under its present name and opened in 1881; the Interstate Correspondence schools, and the Cedar Rapids business college.
" Not at all," says a bourgeois sophist (let it be Pierson, Hume or Kant), " the working-man's opinion on this question is a personal view, a subjective view; he would have been quite as justified in thinking that the employer is his benefactor and that the sausage is hashed leather, for he is unable to know a thing as it is (Ding an Sick)."
It is the seat of Buchtel College (co-educational; non-sectarian), which was founded by the Ohio Universalist Convention in 1870, was opened in 1872, and was named in honour of its most liberal benefactor, John R.
A pursuit of these two suggestions has established the probability that this "Eupatrid" clan traced its origin to Orestes, and derived its name from the hero, who was above all a benefactor of his father.
Such was the hatred he henceforth conceived against his former benefactor, that he did his very utmost to effect his ruin.
Springer (1800-1884), its greatest benefactor, who endowed the Cincinnati College of Music (incorporated in 1878), of which Thomas was director in 1878-1881.
Robert Maxwell (1695-1765) was the author of Select Transactions of the Society of Improvers and was a great benefactor to Scottish agriculture.
Nevertheless, to the end of his career, he continued to harass and annoy his long-suffering benefactor with fresh impertinences.
It has been tentatively attributed to Richard Poor, who was connected with Tarrant, and was actually a benefactor of the monastery.
He was a benefactor to his diocese and died on the 12th of May 1293.
Milledgeville was founded in 1803, and was named in honour of John Milledge (1757-1818), a representative in Congress in1792-1793and 1795-1802, governor of Georgia in 1802-1806, a United States senator in 1806-1809, and a benefactor of the state university.
Pierre did not understand what his benefactor was saying, but he knew (the categories of thoughts were also quite distinct in his dream) that he was talking of goodness and the possibility of being what they were.
Again he covered himself up with his cloak, but now neither the lodge nor his benefactor was there.
He lived in La Torre till his death in 1862, and the name of the English benefactor is still revered by the simple folk of the valleys.
As the benefactor and protector of Roger Bacon he has a special title to the gratitude of posterity.
I have just returned from my benefactor, and hasten to write down what I have experienced.