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Thomas Dawson

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Son of William Dawson
Husband of Priscilla Dawson
Half brother of Rev. William Dawson

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About Thomas Dawson

Reverend Thomas Dawson was the fourth president of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia (1755–1760).[1] He is also the brother of William Dawson, who was the second president of William & Mary (1743–1752).[2] He was educated at William & Mary and also held several religious positions, including being an Anglican clergyman, rector of the Bruton Parish, and commissary of the Bishop of London. Dawson was also a member of the Governor's Council and master of the Indian School at the College.