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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Dr. Joseph Charles Price was the founder and first president of Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Born in 1854, he rose to fame as a gospel preacher.

Dr. Price preached in Europe for several years where he raised $10,000 to open Livingstone in 1882.

During his ten years as President of the college he attracted friends and funds through the sheer power of his personality and Christian compassion.