Class of 1824

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

James Culbertson was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1803, the son of prosperous Presbyterian farmer Samuel Culbertson and his wife. His parents died when he was young, and the neighboring farming family of Thomas Urie took him in....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1824

Charles McClure was born on his father's farm at Willow Grove near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. His father, Colonel Charles McClure, was currently serving as a member of the board of trustees at the local Dickinson College and his son entered the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1824

Birth: May 20, 1803; Mifflin County, Pennsylvania

Death: March 22, 1864 (age 61); Memphis, Tennessee

Military Service: USA, 1861-64

Unit: Paymaster

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1824)

William...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1824

Andrew Parker was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania on May 21, 1805. He attended local schools and entered the local Dickinson College. He graduated with the class of 1824 and studied law. Parker was admitted to the Cumberland County bar...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1824
Henry Miller Watts (1805-1890)

Henry Miller Watts was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of David Watts and the grandson of Revolutionary War generals on both sides of his family. He was educated in the best schools available at the time and entered the local Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1824
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