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  • Cone Johnson (1860 - 1933)
    Johnson, lawyer and Texas politician, was born on June 11, 1860, to Samuel Caraway and Emily (Swilling) Johnson at Dawsonville, Georgia. He attended Emory College at Oxford, Georgia, and Peabody Normal...
  • Albert Cook Outler (1908 - 1989)
    Albert C. Outler, methodist minister, was born on November 17, 1908, at Thomasville, Georgia, son of Rev. John Morgan and Gertrude (Flint) Outler. He attended Wofford College (B.A., 1928), Emory Univer...
  • Rev. John S. Jenkins (1868 - 1934)

Wikipedia

Emory University

Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The university was founded as Emory College in 1836 in Oxford, Georgia by the Methodist Episcopal Church and was named in honor of Methodist bishop John Emory. In 1915, the college relocated to metropolitan Atlanta and was rechartered as Emory University

Emory University has nine academic divisions: Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Oxford College, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health, and the Candler School of Theology. Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have a strong research partnership and jointly administer the Emory-Georgia Tech Predictive Health Institute and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering Program with Peking University in Beijing, China. Emory University students come from all 50 U.S. states and over 100 foreign countries.

Emory University is 16th among the list of colleges and universities in the United States by endowment, 19th among universities in the world by endowment, and 21st in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 National Universities Rankings. Emory University has a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education status of RU/VH: "very high research activity". The university is 5th among universities in the United States with licensing revenue per dollars spent on research and the 4th largest contributor in the nation to the discovery of new drugs and vaccines among public-sector research institutions. In 1995 Emory University was elected to the Association of American Universities, an association of the 62 leading research universities in the United States & Canada.

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