ⓘ John M. Milne

                                     

ⓘ John M. Milne

John M. Milne was the second head of the institution that is today the State University of New York at Geneseo.

John Morgan Milne was born March 3, 1850, near Aberdeen, Scotland. His family came to America and settled near Holly, new York. Milne was a graduate of the BROCKPORT normal school, which today is the state University of new York in BROCKPORT. Although in BROCKPORT, Milne was one of the founders of the Society gamma Sigma. John Milne was preceded by the head of the state of new York Geneseo his brother, William George. Milne.

After John Milne graduated from BROCKPORT in 1871, he studied a year at the University of Rochester. When the Geneseo state normal school was opened, he was elected teacher of Greek and Latin. In the exercise of his work as a teacher, he continued his studies at Rochester and graduated in 1879. He taught at Geneseo before October 1889, when his brother William resigned from actorsto, and he was elected his successor. In 1890 the degree of doctor of philosophy was conferred on John Milne at the University of the state of new York. Due to ill health he left his job in 1903. He died 2 Feb 1905.