See also

Family of William Preston FEW and Mary REAMEY THOMAS

Husband: William Preston FEW (1867-1940)
Wife: Mary REAMEY THOMAS (1880?-1950?)
Children: Kendrick S. FEW ( - )
Randolph Reamey FEW (1920- )
Lyne Starling FEW ( - )
William FEW ( - )
Yancey Preston FEW (1922-1939)
Marriage 17 Aug 1911

Husband: William Preston FEW


William Preston FEW, William Preston Few

Name: William Preston FEW1
Sex: Male
Father: Benjamin Franklin FEW (1830-1923)
Mother: Rachel M. KENDRICK (1840-1922)
Birth 29 Dec 1867 Greenville, South Carolina, USA1
Death 16 Oct 1940 (age 72) Durham, North Caroline, USA1


Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1880 (app) Martinsville, West Virginia, USA
Death 1950 (app) (age 69-70)

Child 1: Kendrick S. FEW

Name: Kendrick S. FEW
Sex: Male

Child 2: Randolph Reamey FEW

Name: Randolph Reamey FEW1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Dana <FEW> ( - )
Birth 6 Oct 1920 Durham, North Caroline, USA1

Child 3: Lyne Starling FEW

Name: Lyne Starling FEW
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ellen HALE ( - )

Child 4: William FEW

Name: William FEW
Sex: Male
Spouse: Frances GWIN ( - )

Child 5: Yancey Preston FEW

Name: Yancey Preston FEW
Sex: Male
Birth 1922
Death 1939 (age 16-17)

Note on Husband: William Preston FEW

William Preston Few (1867—1940) was the first president of Duke University and the fifth president of its predecessor, Trinity College.


Few received his B.A. from Wofford College, Class of 1889, where he was a member of the Chi Phi Fraternity. He also received a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He joined the faculty of Trinity College in Durham, North Carolina in 1896 as a professor of English. He became dean in 1902 and president in 1910.


In 1924, he presided over the transformation of Trinity College into Duke University, and was president of the renamed university until his death in 1940.


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