Philanthropists

Clark Howell

Clark Howell attended and graduated in 1883 from the University of Georgia. After working for a short while in New York and Philadelphia, Howell returned to Atlanta...

Daniel Guggenheim

Born in Philadelphia, Daniel was an industrialist and philanthropist known for his acquisition of ASARCO and the management of the Guggenheim mining enterprise. Duri...

David Melville Smith

D.M. Smith ("Doc" Smith) was a renowned professor and mathematician at Georgia Tech. He was born in Nashville, TN and went on to earn a master's degree from Vanderbi...

Domenico Pietro Savant

Dr. Domenico Savant was a pioneer into the field of electrical engineering serving as a professor in Tech’s EE college. In 1935 Dr. Savant was recognized as the Inst...

Dorothy M. Crosland

Initially Crosland was appointed as Assistant Librarian in 1925, then she was promoted to Librarian in 1927 and Director of Libraries in 1953, a title she would hold...

Dr. William Vernon Skiles

Dr. Skiles joined the Georgia Tech family in 1906 as an assistant professor of mathematics. At the time of his retirement, he had held the post of Executive Dean at...

Edna and William Wardlaw

Mr. William Wardlaw, Jr. graduated from Georgia Tech in 1928 in Textile Engineering. William stayed in the area after his graduation to become a successful business...

Edwin H. Folk

Edwin H. Folk was born in 1901, and after earning a degree in English, he came to teach the subject at Georgia Tech in 1924.  Mr. Folk became one of the most po...

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