Class of 1838

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Charles Denison

Charles Denison was born on January 23, 1838 in Kingston, Pennsylvania to a prominent Luzerne County family. His grandfather was second in command of American forces in the battle of Wyoming Valley, and his uncle, George Denison, served in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1838
George Purnell Fisher (1817-1899)

George Purnell Fisher was born in Milford, Delaware on October 13, 1817 to Thomas Fisher (twice high sheriff of Kent County) and his third wife Nancy Owens Fisher. He went to schools in the county, attended St. Mary's College in Baltimore,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1838

John Armstrong Wright was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Archibald and Jane Berks Wright, on October 7, 1820. He prepared for college at Wibraham Academy in Massachusetts and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1838
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