Alumnus/Alumna

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

William T. Kinzer

Birth: 1837; Blacksburg, Virginia

Death: July 15, 1864 (age 29); Point Lookout Prison, Maryland

Military Service: CSA, 1861-64

Unit: Company L, 4th Virginia Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1860...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860

John Krebs was born in Hagerstown, Maryland on May 6, 1804, the son of William and Ann Adamson Krebs. The senior Krebs was a merchant and postmaster in the town and John received his early education there before he went to work as a clerk in his...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1827
Roy Raymond Kuebler, Jr. (1911-1990)

Roy Kuebler was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1911 to Roy R. Kuebler and Tillye Cleaver Traub. He entered Dickinson College with the class of 1933 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. While at the College he was the president of Omicron...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1933
Jacob Banks Kurtz (1867-1960)

J. Banks Kurtz was born in Delaware Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1867 as the son of Abraham Hertzler and Molly Bergey Kurtz. He attended local schools and prepared for college at the Airy View Academy in Port Royal and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1893
Willard Geoffrey Lake, 1887

Willard Geoffrey Lake was born to Alvin and Amelia Haight Lake in Moravia, New York on November 26, 1863. He prepared for college at the Pennington Seminary in New Jersey and entered Dickinson with the class of 1887 in the fall of 1883. Known as...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1887
Benjamin Peffer Lamberton (1844-1912)

Birth: February 25, 1844; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Death: June 9, 1912 (age 68); Washington, D.C.

Military Service: USN, 1861-65

Unit: Asiatic Squadron, South Atlantic Squadron

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1862
Merkel Landis, 1896

Merkel Landis was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to John B. and Barbara Merkel Landis on January 5, 1875. During his youth he lived at 136 North College Street and attended Carlisle High School and the Dickinson Preparatory School. Officially...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1896
William Weidman Landis, c.1920

William Weidman Landis was born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania on February 15, 1869, and graduated from the local high school. In 1887, Landis entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a freshman. While a student, he was a member of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1891
William  Carr Lane (1789-1863)

William Carr Lane was born on a farm in Fayette County, Pennsylvania on December 1, 1789. He attended Jefferson College and then went on to Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 1812. He left to study medicine in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1812
Marion Dexter Learned (1857-1917)

Marion Dexter Learned was born on July 10, 1857, near Dover, Delaware, the son of Hervey and Mary Learned. Learned's family was of early English and Welsh colonial background. He prepared for college at the Wilmington Conference Academy, and then...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1880
John H. Lease, 1858

John H. Lease was born in Newport, Pennsylvania to John and Christina Lease on July 5, 1832. He prepared for college at the Pennington School in New Jersey, then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, just thirty miles from his home...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1858
Donald W. Liggitt (1922-1946)

Donald Liggitt was from York, Pennsylvania, where he graduated from William Penn High School. He entered the College in 1941 but enlisted in the Army Air Corps in the autumn of 1942.

He attended officer candidate school in Florida and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1946
Benjamin C. Lippincott, 1858

Benjamin Lippincott was born the elder son of Crispin Lippincott and his first wife, Mary Ann Wilkins Lippincott, in Haddonfield, New Jersey on July 22, 1827. He prepared for college at the nearby Methodist-affiliated Pennington School. In 1855,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1858
Joshua A. Lippincott, 1858

Joshua A. Lippincott was born in Burlington County, New Jersey on January 31, 1835 to Crispin and Elizabeth Garwood Lippincott. He prepared for college at the Pennington Seminary and enrolled at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1855...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Trustee
Year: Class of 1858
Francis Sutton Livingston, 1861

Francis (Frank) Sutton Livingston was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 3, 1838. His father was William Townsend Livingston, an American merchant who arrived in the port city in that decade and settled into business as a shipper, wool...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861
James Maurice Loenshal (1923-1945)

James Loenshal was born in Altoona, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1923 and graduated from Hollidaysburg High School in 1941. He entered the College in the autumn with the class of 1945. He played on the basketball team and was a member of Phi Delta...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1945
Henry Logan, c.1970

Henry Logan was born on June 22, 1889 in Carrol Township, York County, Pennsylvania to John N. and Ella Mae Coover Logan. He attended York High School, graduating in 1906, and then entered Dickinson College. At Dickinson, he became involved in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1910
John Warren Long, Jr. (1919-1945)

John Long was from Manheim, Pennsylvania and, after high school at East Hempfield, he entered Dickinson in September 1937. He graduated four years later with the class of 1941. He was a member of the Mohler Scientific Club, the Glee Club, the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1941
Zatae Longsdorff Straw, 1887

Zatae Longsdorff was born on April 16, 1866, the second of six children of William Henry and Lydia R. Haverstick Longsdorff of Centerville, Pennsylvania, a few miles southwest of Carlisle. William Henry, a physician, was a Dickinson graduate of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1887

Harold H. Longsdorff was born in Bellevue, Nebraska on July 28, 1858. He was the eldest child and only son of William H. Longsdorff, Dickinson class of 1856, and Lydia R. Haverstick Longsdorff. When Harold Longsdorff was still a babe in arms, the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1879
William Henry Longsdorff (1834-1905)

William H. Longsdorff was born in Silver Spring Township, near Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1834. He was the fourth of seven children born to Adam and Mary Senseman Longsdorff. His father was a farmer and later served as Cumberland...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1856
Charles Brown Lore (1831-1911)

Charles Lore was born in Odessa, Delaware on March 16, 1831 the son of Eldad and Priscilla Henderson Lore. He was prepared at Middletown Academy in Delaware and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1848. He was a member of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1852
Neal Wallace Lovsnes, Jr. (1938-1969)

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 1, 1938, Neal Lovsnes was a bachelor of science graduate of the class of 1960. While at Dickinson he was a four-year member of both the basketball and baseball teams, captaining the latter in his last two...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1960

Birth: April 13, 1840; Loudoun County, Virginia

Death: June 27, 1862 (age 22);  Battle of Gaines Mill

Military Service: CSA, 1861-62

Unit: Company D, 8th Virginia Infantry

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

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1858
Nathaniel Thomas Lupton (1830-1893)

Nathaniel T. Lupton was born to Nathaniel and Elizabeth Hodgson Lupton on December 30, 1830 near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia. He received preparation for undergraduate studies at Newark Academy in Delaware. Lupton then entered the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1849

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