Class of 1827

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

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

Richard Bennett Carmichael was born the only son of William and Sarah Downes Carmichael to an old and wealthy Maryland family in Centreville, Queen Anne County on December 25, 1807. His father had shared rooms in Annapolis with future chief...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1827

James H. Graham was born in West Pennsborough Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania on September 10, 1807. His father was Isaiah Graham, who served two terms in the state senate and became an associate judge, serving from 1817 to 1835, when...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1827

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

James Xavier McLanahan was born near Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1809. He was the grandson of renowned Pennsylvania political figure Andrew Gregg (1755-1835) and second cousin to Andrew Gregg Curtin, Class of 1837. He graduated from Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1827
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