Sarah Rosalie Buchanan

Rosa Buchanan

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Apr. 23, 1855 Born
Quitman, TX
Feb. 24, 1941 Died

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Sarah Rosalie (“Rosa”) Patten Buchanan was the head of the English Department and the first woman to become a full professor in any state school in Texas. She was married to John Creighton Buchanan (1850-84), a Texas state senator (1878-1885).

Buchanan Hall is named in her honor.


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