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Edgar Rohrer Heckman, 1897

Edgar Rohrer Heckman was born on February 11, 1875 to Isaac and Annie T. Heckman, in Ennisville, Pennsylvania. He attended the Williamsport Dickinson Seminary and then enrolled at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in the fall of 1894....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1897

George Hemminger was born on his family's farm west of Carlisle, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1840, the youngest son of twelve children of John and Eliza Heagy Hemminger. He went to local schools and to the Gleason Academy in West Pennsboro...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1870
Robert Miller Henderson (1827-1906)

Birth: March 11, 1827; North Middleton, Pennsylvania

Death: January 26, 1906 (age 78); Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Military Service: USA, 1861-65

Unit: Company A, 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry "Carlisle...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1845
William Uhler Hensel (1851-1915)

William Uhler Hensel was born in Quarryville in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on December 4, 1851. He was one of the five sons and nine children of George Washington Hensel, a prominent and wealthy businessman and his wife Ann Maria Uhler Hensel...

College Relationship: Honorary Degree
Andrew Dousa Hepburn (1830-1921)

Andrew Dousa Hepburn was born the eldest son of Samuel and Rebecca Williamson Hepburn in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. His family moved soon after to Carlisle, Pennsylvania so that his father could complete his legal training under Judge John Reed...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1849
David E. Hepford (1915-1943)

A native of the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, David Hepford graduated from Lower Paxton High School and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 1937 in the fall of 1933. He participated in a variety of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1937
Elmer C. Herber, c.1965

Elmer Charles Herber was born on January 26, 1900 in New Tripoli, Pennsylvania to Alfred and Amanda Sigler Herber. He graduated from Kutztown State College in 1920 and Ursinus College in 1925. In 1929, Herber received his M.S. in zoology from...

College Relationship: Faculty
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

David Benjamin Herman was born in Silver Spring Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania on December 29, 1844. He entered Dickinson College in nearby Carlisle and graduated with the class of 1865. While at the College, Herman had been active...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1865
Martin Christian Herman, 1870

Martin Herman was born on February 14, 1841 on the farm his German immigrant great-grandfather had cleared in 1771 near New Kingston, Pennsylvania. He was one of the six children of Martin and Elizabeth Wolford Herman. He prepared for college at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1862
Francis Herron (1774-1860)

Francis Herron was born on June 28, 1774 near Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He enrolled at nearby Dickinson College and graduated in 1794. He was determined on a career in the Presbyterian ministry, and so studied theology...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1794
Charles Heydrick, 1860

Birth: September 20, 1832; Flourtown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Death: May 11, 1874 (age 42); Bridgeville, Delaware

Military Service: USA, 1863-65

Unit:  6th Regiment of Delaware Volunteers

Alma Mater:...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Samuel Dickinson Hillman, c.1865

Samuel Dickinson Hillman was born to Samuel and Susan Dickinson Hillman of Blackwood, New Jersey, on January 18, 1825. Not much is known of his life before he entered the Dickinson College Grammar School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1845. A...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree, President
Year: Class of 1850
Charles Francis Himes, c.1880

Charles Francis Himes was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on June 2, 1838 to William D. and Magdalen Lanius Himes. He attended the New Oxford Collegiate and Medical Institute in Adams County, Pennsylvania, before entering Dickinson College...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree, President
Year: Class of 1855

William Alexander Himes was born in New Oxford, Pennsylvania on November 27, 1851 the son of William and Magdalen Lanius Himes and the younger brother of Charles Francis Himes. He went to local schools first and then to Nazareth Hall in Nazareth...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1871
Holland Union Building entrance, 2000

The Holland Union Building, fondly called the “HUB” by members of the Dickinson College community, was dedicated on June 4, 1966, as a center for student services. It was designed by Howell Lewis Shay and Associates, and constructed at a cost of...

Franklin Thorley Hollinger (1925-1945)

Franklin Hollinger was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on March 26, 1925. He grew up in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania where he was an outstanding student at the local high school, excelling in chemistry, the orchestra, and chess.

Hollinger...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1947
John D. Hopper (1923-1996)

John Hopper was born in 1923 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and attended Camp Hill High School. In 1941, he entered nearby Dickinson College in Carlisle as a member of the class of 1945. In his second semester, he volunteered to join the Army Air...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Trustee
Year: Class of 1948
Amos B. Horlacher, c.1950

Amos Benjamin Horlacher was born in 1902 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania. He attended local school until the sixth grade, when he dropped out to earn a living making wooden patterns. After the First World War, he enrolled in Dickinson Seminary (now...

College Relationship: Faculty
Portrait of Samuel Blanchard How

Samuel Blanchard How was born on October 14, 1790 in Burlington, New Jersey. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned a bachelor's degree in 1810. Following his graduation, How found employment at Dickinson College in Carlisle,...

College Relationship: President
Jennings M. C. Hulsey, 1858

Birth: June 14, 1834; De Kalb County, Georgia

Death:  August 31, 1862 (age 28);  Second Battle of Bull Run

Military Service: CSA, 1861-62

Unit: Company F, 8th Georgia Infantry, Second Division

Alma Mater: Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1858
Richard Watson Humphriss

Richard Watson Humphriss was born to Joshua and Ann Humphriss in Sudlersville, Maryland on May 27, 1836. He prepared for college at the Hyatt Academy and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in the fall of 1854 with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1857

Christian P. Humrich was born on March 9, 1831 as the eldest son of John Adams, a provisions merchant and farmer, and Mary Ann Zeigler Humrich in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was educated first by a Miss Rebecca Wrightman in one of the new primary...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1852
John Fletcher Hurst, c.1885

John Fletcher Hurst was born near Salem, Maryland on August 17, 1834, the only son and second child of Elijah and Ann Catherine Colston Hurst. His father was a relatively prosperous slave holding farmer and local magistrate who was active in the...

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

Charles Huston was born on January 16, 1771, in Plumstead Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, the eldest son of Thomas and Jane Walker Huston. After a local education, he entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1789

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