Alumnus/Alumna

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Thomas Lloyd Rockwell (1923-1944)

Thomas Rockwell was born in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania in May 1923 and attended the Carson Long Military Institute. He entered Colgate University and transferred to Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania after a year, but withdrew before the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1945
Allan Scott Rogers (1924-1944)

Born on March 24, 1924, Allan Rogers was from Jenkintown, Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Abington High School. He transferred to Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1942 from Duke University but was called to active duty after only...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1946
Horace E. Rogers, c.1960

Horace Rogers was born on December 5, 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1920 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa four years later in 1924. He had also become a member of the Kappa Sigma...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1924
Lewis G. Rohrbaugh, c.1930

Lewis Guy Rohrbaugh was born on February 24, 1884 in Fowblesburg, near Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Franklin High School in Reisterstown in 1903 and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. During his college years,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1907
Marie T. Rossi (1957-1991)

A graduate of River Dell Regional High School near her home in Oradell, New Jersey, Marie Rossi entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in the autumn of 1976 and graduated with her class of 1980 as a psychology major. While at the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1980

Birth: January 5, 1840; Franklin, Newton County, Georgia

Death:  May 2, 1928 (age 88); Canyon City, Oregon

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry; 208th Pennsylvania Infantry

Alma...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861
William Capers Round (1842-1862)

Birth: April 23, 1842; Newton County, Georgia

Death:  June 27, 1862 (age 20); Richmond, Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-62

Unit: Company B of the First (Orr's) Rifles

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1863

Birth: 1822/23; Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Death:  1864

Military Service: USA, 1861-64

Unit: 26th Pennsylvania Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1845 non-graduate)

Albert Rowland came...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1845
President Howard Lane Rubendall, c.1965

Howard Rubendall was born on May 14, 1910 in Williamstown, Pennsylvania to Charles W. and Lottie Row Rubendall. He grew up in the small ferry town of Millersburg near Harrisburg and attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania from which...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1931
David Mohler Rupp (c.1895-1918)

David Rupp was born in Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania. He attended the Dickinson College Preparatory School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and then spent two years at Lafayette College before returning to enroll at Dickinson College. He completed the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1916
James Fowler Rusling (1834-1918)

Birth:  April 14, 1834; Washington,Warren County, New Jersey

Death:  April 1, 1918 (age 83); Trenton, New Jersey

Military Service: USA, 1861-67

Unit: 5th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, 2nd Division of III Corps, Volunteer...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1854
Sylvester Bake Sadler, c.1920

Sylvester Sadler was born in Carlisle on September 29, 1876, and attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania before transferring to Yale like his older brother, Lewis. Unlike Lewis, however, Sylvester completed his studies at Yale with a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1895
Eli Saulsbury, c.1875

Eli Saulsbury was born as the middle child of three sons of William and Margaret Smith Saulsbury, wealthy landowners in Kent County, Delaware, on December 29, 1817. He was schooled locally and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1843
Willard Saulsbury, c.1860

Willard Saulsbury was born as the youngest of three sons of William and Margaret Smith Saulsbury, wealthy landowners in Kent County, Delaware, on June 2, 1820. Saulsbury prepared at Delaware College at Newark, and attended Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1842

John Saxton was born on July 3, 1833 in Silver Spring Township near New Kingston, Pennsylvania. He was the only son of John and Nancy Saxton. Although his farmer father died when John was ten years old, he attended the New Kingston Academy and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1855
Montgomery Porter Sellers, c.1940

Montgomery Porter Sellers was born on August 26, 1873 to Francis Benjamin and Martha Porter Sellers. He grew up in Carlisle and graduated from Carlisle High School. Sellers entered the local Dickinson College in 1889. While a student at Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1893
Rufus Edmonds Shapley, 1860

Rufus Edmonds Shapley was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on August 4, 1840, the son of Rufus and Susan Shapley and the older brother of William Wallace Shapley. He was educated locally and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1860

William Wallace Shapley was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1843, the son of Rufus and Susan Shapley and the younger brother of Rufus Shapley. He was educated locally and entered Carlisle's Dickinson College with the class of 1863. He was a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1863
Frank Oliver Shauck (?-1918)

A member of the class of 1919 at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, studying the Latin-Scientific course, Frank Shauck was from New Freedom, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Belles Lettres Literary Society and was active in the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1919
Val Dysert Sheafer, Jr. (1922-1945)

Val Sheafer was born March 4, 1922 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and entered the local Dickinson College with the class of 1943 in September 1939. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi and a senior mathematics major when he left Dickinson in April 1943 to...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1943
James Lester Shipley, 1860

J. Lester Shipley was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 21, 1838, the eldest son of Charles and Mary George Shipley. He was educated at a private classical school for boys in the city and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Wallace Kingsley Siner (1935-1966)

Born in Philadelphia on November 15, 1935, Wallace Siner entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 1957 in September 1953. While at Dickinson, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity but transferred at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1957

Duke Slavens was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on August 5, 1840. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1859. As a student, Slavens became a member of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and was elected to the Union...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1859
John Radcliffe Smead (1830-1862)

Birth: November 4, 1830; Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Death: August 30, 1862 (age 32); Second Battle of Bull Run

Military Service: USA, 1861-62

Unit: 1st Company, PA Volunteers, 5th Artillery

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1849
Abraham Herr Smith (1815-1894)

Abraham Herr Smith was born in Manor Township near Millersville, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1815 the son of Jacob Smith, a millwright, and Elizabeth Herr. His parents died when he was eight years old and he and his sister spent the remainder of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1840

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