The Jubilee History and Biographical Sketches of the [Black] Liberty
Association, G. R. Ford.
Leslie L. Rowe
Printed and Published by Times Publishing
Company of Smith's Grove, Ky., 1916.
Also taken from Barren's Black
Roots, Vol. 3, Michelle B. Gorin, (C) May 1993.
Used by permission.
LESLIE L. ROWE was born April 9, 1881, at Amandaville, Ky., in
Cumberland County. He professed a hope in Christ when about thirteen
years of age and joined the Waterview Baptist Church and is at present a
member of the same church. He finished school at Roger Williams
University, in Nashville, Tenn., and also finished from the Normal
Department of the Glasgow Normal. He has taught in public schools
nineteen years, having taught in Cumberland, Barren and Hart counties.
He is at present principal of the Glasgow Normal and Theological
Institute. He was principal of the Burkesville Graded School in 1911-
12. His aim is to be engaged in religious and educational work so long
as he lives. Cora L. Rowe was born January 10, 1888, in Hart County,
Kentucky. She is the daughter of Peter and Suzie Smith. She professed
religion at the age of twelve years and joined Little Blue Spring
Church, and is still a member of that church. On Novembr 22, 1906, she
was married to Prof. L. L. Rowe. She was secretary of her church four
years before her marriage and has been secretary for the last three
years. She has taught in the public schools of Hart County since 1911,
and expected to be engaged in some kind of religious and educational
work as long as she lives.
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