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Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett portrait in tweed suit
(Rice University, 1930)
Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett was the first president (1907-1946) of the Rice Institute, which later became known as Rice University. In 1907 he was asked to head Rice Institute, Houston, being recommended for the post by Woodrow ...
Dr. Edgar Odell Lovett, Rice Institute President, in straw boater hat
(Rice University, 1937)
Edgar Odell Lovett, mathematics professor and president of Rice Institute (now Rice University), was born in Shreve, Ohio, on April 14, 1871, the son of Zephania and Maria Elizabeth (Spreng) Lovett. After graduating from ...