Sarah Rosalie Buchanan

Rosa Buchanan


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


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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