Just a Little History: William Simmons Helped Build Our Town

Wake Forest Gazette

William G. Simmons was born in 1830, the son of a wealthy Montgomery County family. He came to Wake Forest to attend the college, graduating in 1852 and then attending the law school at the University of North Carolina. In 1853 Simmons married Mary Elizabeth Foote, the only daughter of Henry A. F… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story