Historic Markers Across Georgia

S. V. Sanford

Marker ID: CMar 
Location: Old Marietta City Cemetery
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 56.735    W 084° 32.937
  33.945583    -84.54895
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM22CD
S. V. Sanford  Marker  


The greatest friend Univ. of Ga. ever had" began his academic career in Marietta: principal, Supt. City Schools 1892-1903. At Georgia (1903-1945) promoted academics and sports; Faculty chrm. athletics from 1908; first head School of Journalism in 1921. President 1932 to 1935; Chancellor of Consolidated University 1935-1945. 1929 Stadium named in his honor.

[The unnumbered and undated marker has the seal of the city of Marietta at the top]