Photograph of former Samuel Huston College President Matthew Simpson Davage

Black and white portrait of Matthew Simpson Davage.

Matthew Simpson Davage served as President of both Sam Huston (1917-20) and the newly combined Huston-Tillotson College (1952-55). Known for his successful leadership at numerous colleges across the south and southwest, Davage began his academic career as a teacher of both mathematics and Latin.

Courtesy of the Huston-Tillotson University, Downs-Jones Library Archives and Special Collections

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