Aggie War Hymn Creator Honored in Austin

By: Joe Brown Email
By: Joe Brown Email

You may not immediately know the name Pinky Wilson, but you probably know the song he penned.

It was last October when the author of the "Aggie War Hymn" had a statue dedicated on the A&M campus. Thursday, another monument was dedicated to Wilson, this one in Austin at the Texas State Cemetery.

Wilson graduated from A&M in 1920 and served in the Marines during World War I. Ironically, the monument to the man who wrote "Good-bye to Texas University" is just blocks from the UT campus.

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