Bennett, William Wallace, Dd
Bennett, William Wallace, D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was admitted to the Virginia Conference in 1842, and graduated from the University of Virginia in 1850. In 1862 he became a chaplain in the Confederate army, and in 1866 editor of the Richmond Christian Advocate. In 1877 he was elected president of Randolph Macon College, which position he held until 1886; He died July 6, 1887. He was a member of every General Conference of his church since 1858, and delegate to the OEcumenical Conference of 1881. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church, South, 1887, page 105.