|Isaac T. Tichenor|
|President of the Auburn University|
|Preceded by||James Ferguson Dowdell|
|Succeeded by||William Leroy Broun|
|Born||November 11, 1825|
Spencer County, Kentucky
|Died||December 2, 1902 (aged 77)|
Isaac Taylor Tichenor was born in Kentucky on November 11, 1825.
From 1852 to 1867, he served as pastor at the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama.
He served as a chaplain in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. In 1863, he still defended slavery in his sermons. After the war, he spent three years on his plantation in Shelby County, Alabama.
From 1872 to 1881, he served as President of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, now known as Auburn University. In 1882, he became President of the Southern Baptist Home Missionary Board in Atlanta, Georgia.
He died on December 2, 1902, and is buried in Westview Cemetery.
James Ferguson Dowdell
|President of Auburn University
William Leroy Broun
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