Class of 1944

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

James Herbert Dieffenderfer (1923-1945)

James Dieffenderfer was a native of Easton, Pennsylvania and graduated from Wilson High School in 1941. He entered Dickinson in the autumn of 1941 and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1942. He was a participant in the unprecedented...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
Calvert Sumner Foote (1922-1942)

Calvert Foote was born on April 22, 1922 in Chester, South Dakota; his father was a minister who later served as the Methodist superintendent of the Scranton area in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania. Calvert attended the Wyoming Seminary and enrolled in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
Milton Howard Fussell III (1923-1945)

Milton Fussell was born on April 20, 1923 and grew up in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Swarthmore High School he entered Dickinson in the fall of 1941, and became a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Then he enlisted in the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
David E. Hepford (1915-1943)

John Herdic graduated from high school in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He entered Dickinson with the class of 1944 but withdrew to enlist in July 1942. Before leaving he became of member of Chi Phi fraternity. Herdic trained in Texas as a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
Theodore Clarion Strouse (1922-1945)

Theodore Strouse was born in Harrisburg in 1922 and graduated from John Harris High School in 1940. He then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1944. He was editor-in-chief of the Dickinsonian and a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
Norman C. Watkins, Jr. (1919-1944)

Norman Watkins was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania in 1919, the son of a Dickinson Law School graduate. The younger Watkins prepared at Baltimore Polytechnic and entered the Dickinson College in 1940. He withdrew in 1942 to attend the Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944
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