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  1. Contrary to what people may say, Emory University was NOT founded by John Emory. The confusion comes about because a group of Methodists named the school after Mr. Emory, who happened to be a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In fact, the school WAS founded in 1836, but by that time John Emory had already passed away. You cannot found a school posthumously. Posted by: Anonymous on Feb 03, 2009 (1) (0)
  2. Known as "the Ivy League of the South", Emory is a private research university located in the metropolitan area of the city of Atlanta. Posted by: dadirtybird on Oct 05, 2008 (1) (0)
  3. A private research college in metropolitan Atlanta, founded in 1836 by John Emory. Posted by: starpuncher on Jun 13, 2008 (1) (1)
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