Class of 1870

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Edward William Biddle, c.1900

Edward William Biddle was born May 3, 1852 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to parents Edward M. Biddle and Julia A. Watts. He completed his preparatory studies at Dickinson Grammar School and entered Dickinson College in 1866 with the class of 1870. During his undergraduate career, he was a member of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1870
William Righter Fisher (1849-1932)

William Righter Fisher was born on June 27, 1849 in Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion County, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Hasting's Academy in Philadelphia and in 1867, he entered Dickinson College and he received his bachelor of arts degree three years later. Upon graduation, he taught natural...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1870

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 Township and then to Pennsylvania College at Gettysburg...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1870
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