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Tomlinson, Ruffin Wirt

Ruffin Wirt Tomlinson (1817-1844) of Johnston County, NC, was the son of Harrass (d. 1826) and Edith Lockhart Tomlinson. Ruffin entered the University in 1839, joined the Philanthropic Society, and graduated in 1842. A journal of his senior year has been published by John L. Sanders, ed., "The Journal of Ruffin Wirt Tomlinson, The University of North Carolina, 1841-1842," North Carolina Historical Review, 30 (1953): 86-114, 233-60.

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