Download Full Text (399 KB)
This biographical article is the work for Mark Fagan, Professor Emeritus in the university's Department of Sociology and Social Work. It offers a brief summary of the life of Wilson Parks Howell, a relative of Fagan's and a founding member of the Board of Directors of the State Normal School at Jacksonville, which would later become JSU. Fagan has also published a book-length biography of Howell: A Biography of Captain Wilson Parks Howell (1832-1912).
Jacksonville State University -- History
Is Part Of
This work is the property of Jacksonville State University and is intended for non-commercial use. The work may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. It may not be altered in any way. Users of this work are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fagan, Winston Mark, "My Relative Helped Found JSU: A Biographical Article on Wilson Parks Howell" (2023). Histories, Biographies & Miscellanea. 21.