Leslie L. Rowe

The Jubilee History and Biographical Sketches of the [Black] Liberty Association, G. R. Ford.
Printed and Published by Times Publishing Company of Smith's Grove, Ky., 1916.
Also taken from Barren's Black Roots, Vol. 3, Michelle B. Gorin, (C) May 1993.
Used by permission.
LESLIE L. ROWE was born April 9, 1881, at Amandaville, Ky., in Cumberland County. He professed a hope in Christ when about thirteen years of age and joined the Waterview Baptist Church and is at present a member of the same church. He finished school at Roger Williams University, in Nashville, Tenn., and also finished from the Normal Department of the Glasgow Normal. He has taught in public schools nineteen years, having taught in Cumberland, Barren and Hart counties. He is at present principal of the Glasgow Normal and Theological Institute. He was principal of the Burkesville Graded School in 1911- 12. His aim is to be engaged in religious and educational work so long as he lives. Cora L. Rowe was born January 10, 1888, in Hart County, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Peter and Suzie Smith. She professed religion at the age of twelve years and joined Little Blue Spring Church, and is still a member of that church. On Novembr 22, 1906, she was married to Prof. L. L. Rowe. She was secretary of her church four years before her marriage and has been secretary for the last three years. She has taught in the public schools of Hart County since 1911, and expected to be engaged in some kind of religious and educational work as long as she lives. Rowe Smith = Glasgow-Barren-KY Hart-KY TN