Wilson ElementaryHistory of NameWilson Elementary is named after the 28th President of the United States. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was elected President in 1912. President Wilson is the only U.S. President to earn a Ph.D. degree.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)
Facts at a Glance
Term: 28th President of the United States (1913–1921)
Born: December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia
Full Name : Thomas Woodrow Wilson
Nickname : “Schoolmaster in Politics”
Education: College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), graduated 1879
Marriage: June 24, 1885, to Ellen Louise Axson (1860–1914), December 18, 1915, to Edith Bolling
Career: Professor, College Administration, Public Official Political Party Democrat
Died: February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.
Buried: National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.Date Built1953School Mascot
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