James Benjamin ASWELL
James Benjamin ASWELL, American Congressman. Member of Masons; Woodman; Knights of Pythias.; Elks.
ASWELL, James Benjamin was born on December 23, 1869 in Jackson Parish, Iowa.
Geo. Peabody Coll, for Teachers, 1892; University of Nashville, Bachelor of Arts, 1893, Master of Arts, 1898; University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Laws 1907.
President. Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1900-1904. Elected twice; State Superintendent of Public Education, 1904- Operating system. Elected Chancellor, University of Mississippi, 1907.
President, State Normal College, 1908-1911. Reorganized State Public School System. Elected to 63-71 Congresses.
Member of Masons; Woodman. Knights of Pythias.; Elks.
Spouse Maude Hunnewell, June 2, 1928, London.