Class of 1823

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Alfred Armstrong was born on February 14, 1801 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the grandson of Revolutionary War general and founding member of the Dickinson College board of trustees, John Armstrong. He attended local schools and graduated from...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1823
George Washington Bethune

George Washington Bethune was born into the devout and wealthy family of Divie and Joanna Graham Bethune of New York City on March 18, 1805. His father was a highly successful merchant of Huguenot extraction and both his parents had been born in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1823
John Clarke Young (1803-1857)

John C. Young was born in Greencastle, Pennsylvania on August 12, 1803 to John and Mary Clarke Young. His father and his uncle were Presbyterian ministers, and he quickly determined to follow that course. To that end, he was educated at home and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1823
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