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President , State Teachers College

John Willard BRISTER, American President, State Teachers College. Club: Rotary (Member phis, Tennessee).


BRISTER, John Willard was born on December 28, 1869 in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Samuel G. and Mary A. (Prosise) Brister.


Peabody College, Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts. University of Nashville. University of Chicago.


State Superintendent Public Instructor, Tennessee, 1911-1913. President, State Teachers College, Memphis, Tennessee, 1913-1918, since 1924. Overseas service with Young Men's Christian Association and member, Army Education Corps, 1918-1919.

State Supervisor High Schools, Tennessee, 1919-1924.


Club: Rotary (Member phis, Tennessee).


Spouse Frances May Taylor, September 1, 1909. Chattanooga, Tennessee.