Mckenzie, Jwp, Dd
McKenzie, J.W.P., D.D.
a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Burke County, N.C., April 26, 1806. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1824; taught ancient languages for a few years there and at Gainesville; in 1831 went to Tennessee, where he was converted; in 1836 joined the Arkansas Conference, and labored as a missionary among the Choctaws; in 1841 opened a school near Clarksville, Texas; in 1871 became president of Marvin College, resigned the next year, and died June 20, 1881. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1881, page 348.