Alumnus/Alumna

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George Wesley Pedlow (1874-1947)

On August 8, 1874, George Wesley Pedlow was born in Manistee, Michigan. He attended public schools in Upland, Pennsylvania and Dickinson Preparatory School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania before enrolling in the College proper. At Dickinson, he was a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1901
Richard Alexander F. Penrose (1827-1908)

Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the second son of Charles and Valeria Fullerton Biddle Penrose on March 24, 1827; his elder brother was William McFunn Penrose. He was educated at the local Dickinson Grammar...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1846
William Henry Penrose (1832-1903)

Birth: March 10, 1832; Sackett's Harbor, New York,

Death:  August 29, 1903 (age 71); Salt Lake City, Utah

Military Service: USA, 1861-96

Unit: 3rd Infantry of the Regular Army,  15th Infantry New Jersey, 1st Brigade of 6th...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1849

William McFunn Penrose, the eldest son of Charles Bingham and Valeria Fullerton Biddle Penrose, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on March 29, 1825; Richard Alexander Fullerton Penrose was his younger brother. Their father was a well-known...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1844

Ralph Pierce was born in Franklin County, New York at the town of Moira on April 11, 1827. He was the son of Methodist preacher Hiram Pierce and his wife, Sarah Pierce. The younger Pierce prepared for college locally and enrolled at Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1852

 

Bibliography of Writings About Esther Popel Shaw

Primary Sources

"2 Students Get Scholarships." Baltimore Afro-American, Mar 25, 1939.

"3,743 DIPLOMAS GO TO...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1919

 

Bibliography of Writings by Esther Popel Shaw

Poetry (Journals)

"Bagatelle-(a Poem)." Opportunity 9, no. 11 (November 1931): 336.

"Blasphemy American Style...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1919
Esther Popel Shaw

Esther Popel was born on July 16, 1896 to Joseph Gibbs and Helen King Anderson Popel of Harrisburg, PA. Esther had an older sister, Helen, and a younger brother, Samuel. The 1900 census indicates that her father was a letter carrier and the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1919

George Latimer Potter was born into a distinguished Revolutionary family at Potter's Mills in what is now Centre County, Pennsylvania on June 13, 1795. He was one of seven siblings, including his elder brother, William Potter. He entered...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1812

William Wilson Potter was born into a distinguished Revolutionary family at Potter's Mills - in what is now Centre County, Pennsylvania - on December 18, 1792. He was one of seven siblings, which includes, George Latimer Potter, his younger...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1812
Portrait of Cornelius William Prettyman

Cornelius Prettyman was born on July 21, 1872 in Leipsic, Delaware, the son of the Reverend Cornelius Witbank Prettyman of the Dickinson class of 1872 and his wife Emma Elizabeth. He prepared at the Newark Academy in his home state and then...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, President
Year: Class of 1891
Leon Cushing Prince, 1898

Leon Prince was born on May 15, 1875 to Morris Watson and Katherine Farnham Buck Prince in Concord, New Hampshire. He attended Bordentown Military Academy and then enrolled in New York University in 1894. During his time at military school,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1898

J. A. V. Pue was born in Howard County, Maryland to Arthur and Sallie Dorsey Pue on July 20, 1841. He prepared for his undergraduate career at the Dickinson Grammar School and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1855 with the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1859
Earl Eugene Rahn (c.1892-1918)

From Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, Earl Rahn entered the Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1909. He began his academic life in the Scientific course but then changed to the Philosophical course. He participated in activities ranging from...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1912

Albert Ramsey was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1813. He and his brother, William Sterritt Ramsey, were the sons of William Ramsey (1779-1831) who was the Jacksonian representative during the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd United States Congresses and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1830
Alexander Ramsey (1815-1903)

Alexander Ramsey was born near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1815, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Kelker Ramsey. He was educated locally and then attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. Entering the Law Department of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1840

William S. Ramsey was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on June 12, 1810. He and his brother Albert C. Ramsey were the sons of William Ramsey (1779-1831) who was the Jacksonian representative during the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd United States Congresses...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1830
William P. Reckeweg (1916-1945)

William Reckeweg was born in Audubon, New Jersey in September 1916. He attended high school there, graduating in 1933; he then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1937. While at Dickinson he was an active student...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1937

John Reed was born in 1786 on Marsh Creek, in Adams County, the son of General William Reed. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1806 but left before graduation to study law with William Maxwell of nearby...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1806

John C. Reynolds was born the son of Reuben Reynolds in Cecil County, Maryland around 1810. He studied at an early age at the Nottingham Academy in his home county and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1825
Robert Fleming Rich, c.1930

Robert Fleming Rich was born in Woolrich in Clinton County, Pennsylvania on June 23, 1883. His parents were Michael Bond Rich, from the famous Pennsylvania textile family, and Ida Belle Shaw. He was schooled at Mercersburg Academy and the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1907
John Taylor Richards, Jr. (    -1918)

John Richards was from Hazleton, Pennsylvania and a member of the class of 1918 at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, studying the Philosophical course. He was active at the College in the Y.M.C.A, and was also a member of Phi Kappa...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1918
Henry Moore Ridgely (1779-1847)

Henry Moore Ridgely was born in Dover, Delaware on August 6, 1779. His father, Charles, was a doctor and Delaware colonial and state legislator who had been a delegate to the first state constitutional convention in 1776. His mother, Ann Moore,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1797

Henry Milton Ritter was born on February 6, 1847 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was one of the eight children of Henry and Mary Wonderlich Ritter, who opened the first merchant tailor establishment in the town in 1837. The younger Ritter was...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1867

Thomas Paschall Roberts, known as Colonel, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on April 21, 1843 to William Milnor Roberts and Anna Gibson Roberts. His grandfather was John Bannister Gibson, Chief Justice of Pennsylvania. Roberts began classes at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1864

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