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    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Clarence Gearhart Jackson, 1860

Birth: March 25, 1842; Berwick, Pennsylvania

Death: May 13, 1880 (age 38); Berwick, Pennsylvania

Military Service: USA, 1861-65

Unit: Company H, 84th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1860
George Henry Ketterer, 1937

Born on February 21, 1880 in Somerton, Pennsylvania, George Henry Ketterer attended Dickinson Preparatory School before enrolling in the College in 1904. After graduating from Dickinson with a B.A. degree in 1908, he attended Drew Theological...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1908
Horatio Collins King, 1897

Birth: December 22, 1837; Portland, Maine

Death: November 15, 1918 (age 81);Brooklyn, New York

Military Service: USA, 1861-65

Unit: Army of the Potomac, First Cavalry Division of the Army of the Shenandoah

Alma Mater:...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1858
Merkel Landis, 1896

Merkel Landis was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania to John B. and Barbara Merkel Landis on January 5, 1875. During his youth he lived at 136 North College Street and attended Carlisle High School and the Dickinson Preparatory School. Officially...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1896
Benjamin C. Lippincott, 1858

Benjamin Lippincott was born the elder son of Crispin Lippincott and his first wife, Mary Ann Wilkins Lippincott, in Haddonfield, New Jersey on July 22, 1827. He prepared for college at the nearby Methodist-affiliated Pennington School. In 1855,...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1858
Joshua A. Lippincott, 1858

Joshua A. Lippincott was born in Burlington County, New Jersey on January 31, 1835 to Crispin and Elizabeth Garwood Lippincott. He prepared for college at the Pennington Seminary and enrolled at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1855...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, Trustee
Year: Class of 1858
Henry Logan, c.1970

Henry Logan was born on June 22, 1889 in Carrol Township, York County, Pennsylvania to John N. and Ella Mae Coover Logan. He attended York High School, graduating in 1906, and then entered Dickinson College. At Dickinson, he became involved in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1910

Charles Lore was born in Odessa, Delaware on March 16, 1831 the son of Eldad and Priscilla Henderson Lore. He was prepared at Middletown Academy in Delaware and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1848. He was a member...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1852

George Lyon was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on April 11, 1784, the son of William and Margaret Lyon. His father had been one of the patentees of the 1773 school and was a prominent Carlisle Presbyterian. Lyon attended the local Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1800

Robert Magaw was born in Ireland in 1738. His family moved to Cumberland County, Pennsylvania and became prominent in local affairs around Carlisle. His brother Samuel was a Presbyterian minister who served as the Provost of the University of...

College Relationship: Trustee
Gilbert Malcom, 1947

Gilbert Malcolm was born in New York City on October 13, 1892 to Scottish immigrants, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Duff Malcolm. Growing up in the city where his father was a well-known contractor, he attended the Horace Mann School. Among his young...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1915
Portrait of James Andrew McCauley

James Andrew McCauley was born on October 7, 1822 in Cecil County, Maryland to Daniel and Elizabeth McCauley. He prepared for college at the Baltimore Classical Institute in Maryland before entering Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania as...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1847

John McClintock was born October 27, 1814 in Philadelphia to Irish immigrants, John and Martha McClintock. He began as a clerk in his father's store, and then became a bookkeeper in the Methodist Book Concern in New York. Here he converted to...

College Relationship: Faculty, Honorary Degree, Trustee

Charles McClure was born on his father's farm at Willow Grove near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. His father, Colonel Charles McClure, was currently serving as a member of the board of trustees at the local Dickinson College and his son entered the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1824

Louis Emory McComas was born October 28, 1846 near Williamsport, Maryland where his father was in the hardware business. He attended Saint James' College and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with the class of 1866 in 1863. His...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree, Trustee
Year: Class of 1866

David McConaughy was born on September 29, 1775 in Menallen, Pennsylvania, six miles from Gettysburg in what was then York County. He was tutored locally and attended the Rev. Alexander Dobbin's classical School in Gettysburg. He attended...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1795
Portrait of John McKnight

John McKnight was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on October 1, 1754. He prepared for college at the Latin Grammar School in Carlisle and went on to study at the College of New Jersey (Princeton). He graduated in 1773 and went on to study theology...

College Relationship: President, Trustee

John McLean was born in Morris County, New Jersey on March 11, 1785 as the eldest son and first child of Scots-Irish immigrants Fergus and Sophia Blockford McLean. By the time the young McLean was fourteen, his family had moved to Virginia,...

College Relationship: Trustee

George Metzger was born on November 19, 1782, the youngest of six children. His parents, Paul and Susanna Maria Bower Metzger, were well-to-do residents of Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania. George was sent to study at Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1798

John Montgomery was born in 1727 in Ireland and came to America as a teenager, settling in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Among the citizens of Carlisle, Montgomery was well-known as a man of many talents. Over the years he served variously as...

College Relationship: Trustee
Portrait of James Henry Morgan

James Henry Morgan was born on a farm near Concord in southern Delaware on January 21, 1857. He prepared at Rugby Academy and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in September 1874 as one of a freshman class of sixteen students. He...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Faculty, President, Trustee
Year: Class of 1878
Portrait of Jesse Truesdell Peck

Jesse Truesdell Peck, the youngest of ten children of Luther Peck, was born on April 4, 1811 on a farm in Middlefield, Otsego County, New York. He was educated at Cazenovia Seminary and became a minister in the Methodist Church. He married Persis...

College Relationship: Faculty, President, Trustee

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
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
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

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