Alumnus/Alumna

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Rolland Leroy Adams, 1956

Rolland Adams was born on December 27, 1904 in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania to Lemuel B. and Carrie Adams. He attended Dickinson College as a member of the class of 1927, during which time he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Adams then completed...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1927
Wilbur Louis Adams

Wilbur Adams was born on October 23, 1884 in Georgetown, Delaware, the son of William and Sarah Adams. He graduated from Georgetown High School and began his college career at Delaware College in Newark, but in 1902 he joined the class of 1905 at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1905
Samuel Agnew

Samuel Agnew was born August 10, 1777 in Millerstown, near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the son of James and Mary Ramsey Agnew. He studied first under the Rev. Matthew Dobbin near his home and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle. He graduated...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1798
Joseph B. Akers, 1858

Joseph Benson Akers was born on February 3, 1829 in Akersville, Brush Creek Township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania. He was the eldest son of carding mill owner Israel Akers and his wife, Elizabeth Lewis Akers. The younger Akers was educated...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1858
Charles Albright

Birth: December 13, 1830; Berks County, Pennsylvania

Death: September 28, 1880 (age 49); Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania

Military Service: USA, 1862-65

Unit:  132nd Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 34th Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1852

Birth: April, 6 1828; New Castle County, Delaware

Death: August 8, 1862 (age 34); Front Royal, Virginia

Military service: USA, 1861-62

Unit: 3rd Delaware Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1856)...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1856

Chester Ames was born in 1871 to William C. and Margaret Demory Ames. He first attended Western Maryland College before transferring to Dickinson in 1888. At the College, Ames was a member of the Belles Lettres Literary Society, and Phi Beta...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1893

Birth: July 24, 1829

Death: November 18, 1862; Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Virginia

Military service: CSA, 1861-62 (Hospital Duty)

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1852); University of Virginia, M.D.

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College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1852
Paul Peyton Appenzellar, 1895

Born on October 24, 1875 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania to David K. and Elizabeth (Fohl) Appenzellar, Paul Peyton Appenzellar went to preparatory school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as well as Dickinson preparatory school in Carlisle. He entered...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1895
Lemuel Towers Appold, 1881

Lemuel Towers Appold was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 27, 1862 to leather merchant Samuel Appold and his wife Susan. Following schooling at the Stewart Hall in Baltimore, he matriculated at Dickinson College and graduated with the class...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1882

Benjamin Arbogast was born on November 13, 1825 in Pocahontas, Virginia the youngest of the nine children of farmers Benjamin and Francis Ann Mullins Arbogast. He had early schooling locally but then worked his family's land and served as a local...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1854

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
Richard Armstrong

Richard Armstrong was born in Turbotville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania on April 13, 1805. He entered Dickinson College with the class of 1827 and upon graduation entered the Princeton Theological Seminary. He was ordained by the Baltimore...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1827
Milton Baron Asbell

Milton Baron Asbell was born on August 23, 1913 in Camden, New Jersey and attended his local city schools, graduating from Camden High School in 1931. He enrolled at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in September 1933 in the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1937
Robert N. Baer, 1858

Robert N. Baer was born on April 12, 1834 in Baltimore, Maryland. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1858, was elected to the Union Philosophical Society, and graduated with his class. Following this he...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1858
Spencer Fullerton Baird, c.1880

Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on February 3, 1823 to Samuel Baird and Lydia McFunn Biddle, the third of seven children. The family relocated to Carlisle, Pennsylvania following the death of Baird's father from cholera...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1840

Birth: January, 30 1830; Mifflinburg, Union County, Pennsylvania

 Death: May 15, 1864 (age 34); Atlanta Campaign

 Military service: CSA, 1861-64

 Unit: 3rd Tennessee Regiment "Clark's Regiment"

 Alma Mater: Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1850
Daniel Moore Bates

Daniel Moore Bates was born in Laurel, Delaware on January 28, 1821 as Daniel Elzey Moore, the son of Methodist minister Jacob Moore. He had lost his mother very early in life and as a young boy traveled with his father on his circuit. When his...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1839

Birth: January 24, 1824; Baltimore, Maryland

 Death: November 13, 1865 (age 41); Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Virginia

 Military service: Mexican War, 1847-49 (Surgeon); USN, 1861-63  (Surgeon)

 Unit: - - 

Alma...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1842
Henry Lewis Baugher

Henry Lewis Baugher was born in Abbottstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania on July 19, 1804 to tanner Christian Frederick and his wife Ann Catharine Matter Baugher. He was educated in Reverend David McConaughty's school in Gettysburg and entered...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1826
George Baylor, 1860

Birth: February 13, 1842; "Wood End," Jefferson County, Virginia

Death: March 6, 1902 (age 60); Charleston, West Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: 2nd Virginia Infantry; 12th Virginia Calvary;  Mosby's Rangers...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Richard Lee Turberville Beale

Birth: May 22, 1819; Hickory Hill, Hague, Westmoreland, Virginia

 Death: April 21, 1893 (age 74); Hague, Westmoreland, Virginia; Hickory Hill Cemetery

 Military service: CSA, 1861-65

 Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry "Lee's Legion...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1839

James Burns Belford was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania on September 28, 1837, the son of Samuel and Eliza Belford. He was a cousin of Joseph McCrum Belford, class of 1871, who served a congressman from New York State. He prepared at Lewistown...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1859

Joseph McCrum Belford was born in Mifflintown in Pennsylvania on August 5, 1852 the son of David and Anna Belford. He prepared at the Dickinson Seminary in Williamsport and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1868. While at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1871

Claudius Berard was born in France in the port city of Bordeaux on November 21, 1786. Of a relatively wealthy family, he received a classical education and when his conscription order came to enter the Napoleonic armies his father purchased for...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1812

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