Class of 1847

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Andrew McElwain Criswell (1824-1899)

Andrew M. Criswell was born near Scotland, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1824 to Robert and Sarah McElwain Criswell. He had some early schooling at the nearby Chambersburg Academy and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1847
Portrait of James Andrew McCauley

James Andrew McCauley was born on October 7, 1822 in Cecil County, Maryland to Daniel and Elizabeth McCauley. He prepared for college at the Baltimore Classical Institute in Maryland before entering Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1847
John Anthony Nicholson

John A. Nicolson was born in Laurel, Delaware on November 17, 1827. He was educated at a preparatory seminary in Nelson County, Virginia, possibly the Presbyterian school at Lynchburg, and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1847
Edwin Hanson Webster (1829-1893)

Edwin H. Webster was born at Churchville in Harford County, Maryland to Henry and Martha Webster on March 31, 1829. From a Presbyterian family, he prepared for college at the local Academy and later at the famed New London Academy in Chester...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1847
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