902. Alice Mirle Dupuy
was born on 30 Nov 1871 in Hanover County, Virginia. She died on 21 Jun
1960 in North Carolina.
She was married to Walter Lee Lingle in 1900.
Walter Lee Lingle
was born in
1868 in North Carolina. He died in 1956 in North Carolina.
Reverend Walter Lee Lingle, D.D., LL.D. (1868-1956) 1929-1941
A graduate of Davidson College, class of 1892, Walter Lee Lingle, also, attended
Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia, graduating in 1896. He taught
Hebrew and Greek at the Seminary for two years before accepting a call as a minister.
Lingle served three churches before returning to the Seminary as professor. In
1902 he was elected to the Davidson College Board of Trustees. He served as president
of the Board from 1906 to 1929. Lingle, also, served as Moderator of the General
Assembly in 1920 and as president of the Presbyterian General Assembly's Training
School in Richmond, Virginia, before accepting the presidency of Davidson College
Despite the national upheavals of the Great Depression, Lingle maintained Davidson's
stability and security during his administration. The college did not run a deficit
the entire time, did not cut salaries, and did not release a single faculty member
for financial reasons. Lingle, also, oversaw the improvement of the college's
physical plant including the building of Duke Dormitory, the college infirmary,
a new library, new roads, and athletic fields.
Alice Mirle Dupuy and Walter Lee Lingle had the following children:
Jeanne Moore Lingle was born on 16 Nov 1900 in Virginia. She died on
4 Dec 1900 in Virginia.
Louise Denton Lingle was born on 21 Dec 1901 in Georgia. She died on
6 Aug 1987 in North Carolina.
Mary Sampson Lingle was born on 21 Aug 1903 in North Carolina. She
died on 26 Dec 1903 in North Carolina.
Nan Russell Lingle was born on 10 May 1905 in South Carolina. She died
in 1961 in North Carolina.
Walter Lee Lingle was born on 23 Jun 1907. He died on 16 Mar 1994 in
Caroline Dudley Lingle.