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Livingstone College - Residence of Dr. W.H. Goler, D.D. President of Livingstone College

Dr. W. H. Goler was the second President of Livingstone College.  He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1846.  He moved to Boston in 1870 as an apprentice brick-layer. In 1873, he entered Lincoln University Prep School in Pennsylvania.  He received an A.B. degree from Lincoln in 1878 and a B.D. Degree from Lincoln University Seminary in 1881.  He served as pastor to churches in Winston-Salem and Greensboro from 1881-1884.  In 1883, he joined Price at Livingstone College and was elected Dean by the Board of Trustees.  He received an Honorary D.D. from Lincoln University in 1891 and served as President of the College from 1893-1917.  He was married to Emma Unthank. Goler died in 1939 and is buried in the Oakdale, now officially Union Hill Cemetery in Salisbury.

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Source: 

Rountree, Louise M. Livingstone College Salisbury North Carolina 1879-80 1979-80… Salisbury, Livingstone College, 1980

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