Alumnus/Alumna

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William Prettyman Taylor, Jr. ( ?-1918)

William Taylor was the son of Rev. W.P. Taylor, class of 1890, and arrived at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania from Georgetown, Delaware. He entered with the class of 1918, enrolling in the Latin-Scientific course. He was a member of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1918
Arthur J. Thomas, Jr. (c.1918 - 1950)

Arthur Thomas grew up in Kingston, Pennsylvania. He had been a student at the Pennington School in New Jersey and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1938. He left the College after his freshman year and served...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1938
Philip Francis Thomas (1810-1890)

Philip Thomas was born the son of a prominent physician in Talbot County, Maryland on September 12, 1810. He attended his home academy in Easton and then went on to Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, entering with the class of 1830. He...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1830
Russell Irvin Thompson  (1898-1957)

Russell Thompson was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on December 29, 1898, the son and grandson of physicians, which may account for his undergraduate nickname, "Doc." He attended Reading High School and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty
Year: Class of 1920
Egloff von Tippelskirch (1913-1946)

Egloff von Tippelskirch was a German exchange student who spent a year at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania under the auspices of the Institute of International Education and received a degree with the class of 1933. The following year...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1933

Glenn E. Todd was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on January 12, 1890 to Robert R. and Phoebe Routzahn Todd. A life-long resident of Carlisle, he attended Carlisle High School, graduating in 1908, and then enrolled at the local Dickinson College...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1912

Lemuel Todd was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on July 29, 1817. He entered the class of 1839 at Dickinson College in his home town, took the classical course, and was elected to the Union Philosophical Society. Upon graduation, he studied law in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1839
William Trickett (1840-1928)

William Trickett was born on June 9, 1840 in the English Midlands town of Leicester. When he was very young his family moved from England to Philadelphia where he lived until he entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1866. Two...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1868
John Southgate Tucker, c.1855

John Southgate Tucker was born on May 31, 1838 in Norfolk, Virginia, where his family on both sides had been prominent since before the American Revolution. He attended the Episcopal School in Alexandria, Virginia and entered Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1855
Ruby R. Vale, 1896

Ruby Vale was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on October 19, 1874 the son of of Joseph and Sarah Eyster Vale. His father had been a Civil War cavalry officer. Vale attended the Dickinson Preparatory School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and entered the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1896
John Verban, Jr. (1911-1944)

John Verban, Jr. was born on July 21, 1911, the son of John and Mary Fliszar Verban of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He attended Allentown Preparatory School before entering Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in September 1931 as a member of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1935
 Alvah A. Wallace (?-1964)

From Bloomfield, New Jersey, Alvah Wallace was a political science major in the class of 1964 at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa honor society, president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and a R.O.T.C....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1964

James Wallace was born on March 14, 1818 to a prominent Dorchester County family in Cambridge, Maryland. He entered Dickinson College with the class of 1840 in the autumn of 1836. He was elected to the Belles Lettres Society and graduated with...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1840
Robert A. Walsh (1920-1943)

Robert Walsh was born in Plains, Pennsylvania in March 1920 and graduated from Plains High School in 1937. He spent one year at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as a member of the class of 1941 between his freshman year at Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1941

David Harrison Walton was born on October 21, 1830 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, near the town of Woodstock. He entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and graduated with his class in the early summer of 1854. He was a superior...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1854

Littleton Washington was born in Washington D.C. on November 3, 1825, the son of Lund Washington, whose forebears were cousins of the family of the first president. He enrolled with the class of 1845 at Dickinson College in Carlisle,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1845
Norman C. Watkins, Jr. (1919-1944)

Norman Watkins was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania in 1919, the son of a Dickinson Law School graduate. The younger Watkins prepared at Baltimore Polytechnic and entered the Dickinson College in 1940. He withdrew in 1942 to attend the Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1944

Richard Vivian Curnow Watkins was born July 31, 1888 in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania to Matthew K. and Jennie Curnow Watkins. As a child, he lived at the family’s home at 102 North Hickory Street. He attended Conway Hall, Dickinson College's...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1911
Frederick Watts (1801-1889)

Frederick Watts was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on May 9, 1801. His father was David Watts, a prominent lawyer and member of the first class to graduate from the local Dickinson College. Frederick himself entered Dickinson with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1819
Henry Miller Watts (1805-1890)

Henry Miller Watts was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of David Watts and the grandson of Revolutionary War generals on both sides of his family. He was educated in the best schools available at the time and entered the local Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1824

Isaac Wayne was born in 1772, the youngest of two children and the only son of Anthony and Mary Penrose Wayne of Chester County, Pennsylvania. Anthony Wayne was a distinguished Revolutionary War general who had served with Washington at Valley...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1792

Robert Blaine Weaver was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on March 7, 1850 to John H. and Lacey Davidson McCord Weaver. He attended the local Dickinson Preparatory School, before entering the College proper in 1870. Weaver joined the Theta Delta...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1874
Edwin Hanson Webster (1829-1893)

Edwin H. Webster was born at Churchville in Harford County, Maryland to Henry and Martha Webster on March 31, 1829. From a Presbyterian family, he prepared for college at the local Academy and later at the famed New London Academy in Chester...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1847

Jesse Wharton was born in Covesville in Albermarle County in Virginia on July 29, 1776, a year after his brother Austin Wharton (1775-1835). Both attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and graduated with the class of 1794. While...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1794
Robert Scott Whitman, Jr. (?-1942)

Robert Whitman was from Binghamton, New York, where he graduated from Central High School. He entered Dickinson with the class of 1938, but spent only his freshman year at Dickinson before transferring to the United States Naval Academy. He...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1938

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