Class of 1837

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Thomas Bowman

Thomas Bowman was born in Briarcreek Township near Berwick, Pennsylvania on July 15, 1817. His father was a successful businessman and the family had been Methodists since Francis Asbury had converted, and later ordained, Bowman's grandfather,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1837
Andrew G. Curtin, c.1860

Andrew Gregg Curtin was born April 22, 1817 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. He was the son of a Scots Irish immigrant who had begun an iron manufacturing concern in Center County and his second wife, Jean Gregg, daughter of a prominent Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1837

John Zug was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1818. Little is known of his childhood except that he began to study Latin in 1830. These studies allowed him to enter Dickinson College on September 10, 1834 as a sophomore. During his...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1837
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