Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
William Evelyn Cameron was born in Petersburg, Virginia, November 29th. His father, Walker Anderson Cameron, was a cotton broker, descended from Sir Ewan Lochiei, the celebrated chief of Clan Cameron in Scotland.
Among Cameron's distinguished progenitors were Benjamin Harrison, who settled in Virginia in 1630, and was Secretary to the Colony; Sir Dudley Diggs, Master of the Rolla to King Charles l; Colonel William Byrd of Westover; and Edmund Jenings, deputy-governor of the colony from 1706 to 1710.
Leitch, Robert E., "William Evelyn Cameron : a biography" (1939). Honors Theses. 1370.