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1906-1943
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1906-1943
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1906-1943, of Henry Thompson Louthan (1866-1953) of Caroline County, Williamsburg, and Richmond, Virginia, consisting of a certificate of distinction, 14 June 1906, to E. Presley Davis by the College of William and Mary, signed by Lyon G. Tyler (1853-1935) and Henry T. Louthan; a letter, 27 July 1917, from William Wilson Sale (1870-1939), Adjutant-General of Virginia, to Sherwood Carlyle Bowers (1876-1943) of Caroline County, Virginia, concerning home guard units; a letter, 4 October 1917, from Jo Lane Stern (1848-1932), state inspector, to Louthan concerning the formation of a Caroline County home guard unit, containing a note on the officers of the Caroline Home Guard, and enclosing the guidelines for the formation of a unit as signed by Governor Henry C. Stuart (1855-1933) and Adjutant-General William Wilson Sale; and a letter, 18 May 1943, from Congressman Dave E. Satterfield, Jr. (1894-1946) to Louthan concerning legislation on the poll-tax and strikes
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Henry Thompson Louthan was born 5 November 1866 in Rappahannock County, Virginia, to Carter McKim Louthan (1838-1913) and Mary Ella Brown Louthan (ca. 1839-1885). He attended Richmond College, the University of Virginia, Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and the University of Chicago. After serving nine years as a Baptist preacher, Louthan taught history at the College of William and Mary from 1903 to 1910, then headed the history department at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, from 1912-1914. He then served as principal at Edmund Pendleton High School in Caroline County, Virginia, from 1914 to 1918. From 1918 to his retirement in 1932, Louthan taught history at the Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, Virginia. Upon his retirement, Louthan moved to King and Queen County, Virginia, before moving to Richmond, Virginia, in 1951. He married Elizabeth Hurt (1873-1953) of Caroline County and they had at least two children. Henry Louthan died in Richmond 20 July 1953 and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery
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  • The Library of Virginia
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6
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Louthan, Henry Thompson
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000500201
Type of unit
leaves.

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