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Virginia Military Institute (V.M.I.) Alumni & Faculty

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  • Lt. Colonel Paul D. Troxler (1936 - 2021)
    Paul Drewry Troxler, widower of the late JoAnn C. Troxler, died peacefully December 23, 2021, with family by his side, under the steadfast care of the nurses and staff of Azalealand Nursing Home and Ho...
  • Mervyn Bathurst Davis (1844 - 1912)
    Mervyn Bathurst Davis, newspaper correspondent and conservationist, son of J. Lucius and Elizabeth H. Davis, was born in Henrico County, Virginia, on October 14, 1844. He was raised on his father's far...
  • Lt. Colonel William Byrd (CSA) (1828 - 1898)
    William Byrd, lawyer, soldier, and politician, was born at Cottage Farm, Clarke County, Virginia, on September 9, 1828, the son of Richard Evelyn and Anne (Harrison) Byrd. He graduated from Virginia Mi...
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    Thomas Lloyd Burnett (1871 - 1938)
    Profile photo: Thomas Loyd Burnett with Comanche Chief Quanah ParkerThomas Loyd Burnett blazed his own trail. Born December 10, 1871, he was one of three children of Samuel “Burk” Burnett and Ruth Loyd...
  • Lewis Randolph Bryan, Jr. (1892 - 1959)
    Lewis Randolph Bryan, Jr., was born in Quintana, Texas, on August 17, 1892, the son of Martha Jane (Shepard) and Lewis Randolph Bryan. After the Galveston hurricane of 1900, his family moved from Velas...

From Wikipedia

The Virginia Military Institute is a state-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, the oldest such institution in the United States.

V.M.I. has been called the "West Point" of the South,

Founded: November 11, 1839