Alumnus/Alumna

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E. J. Smithers was born on July 14, 1828 in Dover, Delaware to Joseph and Sarah Ann Joyce Smithers. He was the brother-in-law of his half-cousin Nathaniel B. Smithers. With wealthy parents, Enoch was educated first at home and then entered...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1849
Nathaniel Barratt Smithers (1818-1896)

Nathaniel Smithers was born in Dover, Delaware on October 8, 1818 the son of county prothonotary Nathaniel and Susan Fisher Barratt Smithers. He was educated at Ezra Scovell's school in Dover and then at the West Nottingham Academy under Rev....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1840
Adam Clarke Snyder (1834-1896)

Adam C. Snyder was born in Crab Bottom in Highland County, Virginia on March 26, 1834 to John and Elizabeth Halderman Snyder. He prepared for undergraduate studies at the Tuscarora Academy in Juniata County, Pennsylvania and entered Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1859
Boyd Lee Spahr, c.1920

Boyd Lee Spahr was born on April 18, 1880, in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. There he grew up in the first block of South Market Street; his father was a local merchant. Young Spahr attended Dickinson College's preparatory school in nearby Carlisle...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1900
Jack Bright Spangenburg (1918-1944)

Jack Spangenberg was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1918. He attended Clarks Summit High School and the Keystone Academy before entering Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1939. Small in stature, but,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1939

Carroll Spence was born at Mount Clare, the family home, on the outskirts of Baltimore, Maryland on February 22, 1818, the son of naval hero Robert Traill and Mary Clare Carroll Spence. He was educated privately and then in the law department at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1842

(Simon) Walter Stauffer was born in Walkersville, Maryland on August 1888 the son of John Hanson and Ellen Nelson Stauffer. He attended area public schools, then Conway Hall Preparatory School in 1906 and 1907, and entered Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1912
John Keagy Stayman (1823-1882)

John Stayman was born on September 28, 1823 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. In the matriculation register of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he listed an Eliza L. Stayman under the title of Parent or Guardian. During his years at...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1841

Joseph B. Stayman was born on July 18, 1832 in Hampden Township, Pennsylvania to Christian and Eliza Stayman. His father served for thirty-one years as a trustee of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The younger Stayman attended the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1854
Kenneth Lewars Steck (1897-1918)

Kenneth Steck was born in York, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Steck. He attended York Collegiate Institute and the Dickinson Preparatory School before pursuing the Philosophical course...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1919
James Gordon Steese

James Gordon Steese was born on January 21, 1882 in Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania, the son of James and Anna Shaeffer Steese. He was a 1902 graduate of nearby Carlisle's Dickinson College, although he had entered with the class of 1903. As a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1902
John Zug Steese (1884-1918)

John Steese was born June 27, 1884 in Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania, the younger son of James and Anna Shaeffer Steese. He prepared at the State Normal School in Millersville and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1904
Henry Matthew Stephens (1868-1921)

Henry Matthew Stephens was born in Neosho, Missouri, on January 4, 1868. His family moved to Renovo, Pennsylvania, where he attended high school. He further prepared for his undergraduate studies at the Dickinson-Williamsport Seminary. He entered...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1892
John Horace Stevens (1824-1881)

John Stevens was a great-great-grandson of Adam Miller, the first Euro-American settler in the Shenandoah Valley. He was born at Harrisonburg, Virginia. Records show that he was in Carlisle, Pennsylvania at the Dickinson Preparatory School, in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1845

William Henry Stewart was born on May 8, 1818 to Joseph Fookes and Rachel Linthicum Stewart in Cambridge, Maryland. He attended Dickinson College preparatory grammar school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and went on to enter Dickinson College proper...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1841
Harry Bixler Stock, 1908

Harry Stock was born on September 3, 1871, in Carlisle, growing up on the corner of Bedford and Pomfret Streets. Stock graduated from the Carlisle High School in 1886 and attended the local Dickinson Preparatory School for one year before...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1891
Theodore Clarion Strouse (1922-1945)

Theodore Strouse was born in Harrisburg in 1922 and graduated from John Harris High School in 1940. He then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1944. He was editor-in-chief of the Dickinsonian and a...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944

Birth: Hays Creek, Mississippi 

Death:  1865; Atlanta, Georgia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: Company A, 1st Light Artillery Regiment Mississippi 

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1862 non-graduate...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1862
Charles William Super (1842-1939)

Charles William Super was born near Newport, Pennsylvania to Henry and Mary Diener Super on September 12, 1842. He was educated in local common schools and at the Juniata Valley normal school in Millerstown, before entering Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1866
Ovando Byron Super (1848-1935)

Ovando Super was born March 2, 1848 in Juniata Township, Pennsylvania, to Henry and Mary Diener Super. He attended local schools but largely prepared himself for college. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1871 and...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1873
Leonard Peter Supulski (1920-1943)

Leonard Supulski was born in Kingston, Pennsylvania in 1920, one of the twelve children of a Lithuanian immigrant. He graduated from Kingston High School and entered nearby Dickinson College in Carlisle with the class of 1942. He attended the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1942
William Henry Sutton (1835-1913)

William H. Sutton was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey on September 11, 1835 to Methodist minister Henry Sutton and his wife, Ann Craig Sutton. He went to local schools, then spent a year at the Dickinson Grammar School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1855

George Sweeney was born on November 1, 1796 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, twenty five miles to the north, and graduated with the class of 1815. Following his graduation, he studied law in Gettysburg...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1815
Carte de visite of Roger Brooke Taney

Roger Brooke Taney was born March 17, 1777 on the Taney Plantation along the Patuxent River, in Maryland's Calvert County. The Taney family had come to the colony as indentured servants in the mid-seventeenth century but, after serving out their...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1795
James E. Taylor  (1913-1944)

James Taylor was born in 1913 and graduated from high school in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania in 1932. After four difficult academic years, he graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on June 8, 1936. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1936

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