PEACOCK, WESLEY, SR.
PEACOCK, WESLEY, SR. (1865–1941). Wesley Peacock, school founder and clinical psychologist, son of Delamar Clayton and Mary Ann (McKinnon) Peacock, was born in Thomasville, Georgia, on December 24, 1865. He graduated from Southern Georgia College at Thomasville in 1884, received his Ph.B. from the University of Georgia in 1887, and earned his M.A. from Emory University in 1928. He served on the faculty of South East Texas Male and Female College, Jasper, and was principal of the high school at Uvalde, from 1891 to 1894. In 1894 he founded Peacock Military Academy in San Antonio. He wrote a number of articles and books on dreams, psychoanalysis, and various mental therapies. He was a Methodist and Democrat. He married Seline Egg on December 28, 1893; they had one son. After Seline died in 1898, he married Edith Wing, on July 4, 1903; they had three children. Peacock died on August 19, 1941, after a short illness, and was buried in San Antonio.
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