(1856 - 1924) American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921
"My dear Mr. Edwards,
... my father, the Rev. Dr. Joseph R. Wilson, is of north of Ireland parentage, and that both his parents came to this country (his mother was a Miss Adams of Philadelphia) at a period subsequent to the Revolution ... My mother was born in Carlisle, England, of Scottish parents, her father being a Presbyterian clergyman, the Rev. Thomas Woodrow ..."