President of the Senior Class

From Special Collections Research Center Wiki
Revision as of 17:35, 16 April 2012 by Smbookman (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

The President of the Senior Class at the College of William and Mary is the leader of the senior class and presides over the class cabinet. Other class officers include a vice-president and a secretary-treasurer. During Commencement, the president of the senior class wears the Senior Class Chain of Office.

Senior Class Officers



  • President: Edwin Francis Shewmake, Jr.
  • Vice-President: Stephen Ashley McDonald
  • Secretary: Jesse Ewell, Jr.
  • Treasurer: Harry Gilmore Carter
  • Historian: Channing M. Hall
  • Poet: Guy Ansell Bond Dovell
  • Prophet: Smith J. Williams
  • Valedictorian: Grover Ashton Dovell
  • Chaplain: L. Bismark Frank
  • Architect: Kendall Palmer Birckhead


  • President: Clarence Edgar Koontz
  • Vice-President: John Compton Freeman
  • Secretary: Charlie "Lad" Taylor
  • Treasurer: John Y. Mason
  • Historian: Paul Sherwood Gilliam
  • Prophet: Joseph Harper Brent
  • Poet: David Daniel Sizer
  • Valedictorian: Wilfred Everard Roach



  • President: Roscoe Conkling Young
  • Vice-President: Channing Westbrook Hall
  • Secretary: Amos Ralph Koontz
  • Treasurer: Elisha Lucas Snipes
  • Historian: Cecil Cooper Bell
  • Prophet: Micajah Oliver Townsend
  • Poet: Edward Le Baron Goodwin
  • Valedictorian: Charles L. Ebell
  • Chaplain: Francis Harvey Bear
  • Attorney: Henry Fitzhugh Tompkins
  • Orator: Joseph Mettauer Hurt, Jr.


  • President: Frank Erskine Graves
  • Vice-President: Alvin Louis Thomas
  • Secretary: Harry Evans Trimble
  • Treasurer: John Edgar Capps
  • Historian: George Prince Arnold
  • Prophet: A.S. Howe
  • Valedictorian: Kenneth Arnold Agee


  • President: William Haynie Neblett
  • Vice-President: William Hansen Deierhoi
  • Secretary: James Herman Summers
  • Treasurer: Edward Roane Willcox
  • Historian: Wade T. Brown

Need help?

To search for further material, see Finding Materials in the SCRC for an introduction to the SCRC Collections Database, card catalogs, Flat Hat-William & Mary News-Alumni Gazette index, etc.

Questions? Contact the SCRC at or 221-3090, or visit the Special Collections Research Center in the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary (hours).

A Note About The Contents Of This Wiki
Unfortunately, many of the early original records of the College of William and Mary were destroyed by fire, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information available here is the best available from known documents and sources at the time it was written. Information in this wiki is not complete as new information continues to be uncovered in the SCRC's collections and elsewhere. Researchers are strongly encouraged to use the SCRC's access tools for their research as the information contained in this wiki is by no means comprehensive.