Class of 1848

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

John Andrew Jackson Creswell (1828-1891)

John A. J. Creswell was born on November 18, 1828 at Port Deposit, Maryland, then called Creswell's Ferry. He attended a local academy and then went on to enroll at Dickinson with the class of 1848. He was an excellent student, was elected to the Belles Lettres Society, and delivered the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1848
Campaign Ribbon - William Daniel

William Daniel was born on remote Deal's Island in Somerset County, Maryland on January 24, 1826. He was educated locally and then matriculated at Dickinson with the class of 1848. While at the College he was a member of the Union Philosophical Society. Following graduation he studied law and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1848
Theodore George Wormley (1826-1897)

Theodore George Wormley was born in Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania on April 1, 1826. Shortly thereafter he and his family moved to Carlisle, Pennsylvania where he spent his childhood. Theodore Wormley became a pupil at the Grammar School of the local Dickinson College in 1843. On July 9, 1844,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1848
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