Class of 1887

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Willard Geoffrey Lake, 1887

Willard Geoffrey Lake was born to Alvin and Amelia Haight Lake in Moravia, New York on November 26, 1863. He prepared for college at the Pennington Seminary in New Jersey and entered Dickinson with the class of 1887 in the fall of 1883. Known as...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1887
Zatae Longsdorff Straw, 1887

Zatae Longsdorff was born on April 16, 1866, the second of six children of William Henry and Lydia R. Haverstick Longsdorff of Centerville, Pennsylvania, a few miles southwest of Carlisle. William Henry, a physician, was a Dickinson graduate of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1887
John Frederick Mohler, 1887

John F. Mohler was born on a farm near Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania on October 30, 1864, one five children of Samuel and Elizabeth Williams Mohler. He was educated at the local common schools where he also assisted with teaching in order to help...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1887
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