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Without charge, Portland, Me., 1895-99. Overseer, 1889-99. Pres.,
Univ. Maine, 1871-79. d. 9 Feb., 1899, Portland, Me.

Samuel Hazen Ayer. b. 19 Dec, 1819, Portland, Me. Lawyer,
Hillsboro, N. H., 1841-51; Manchester, N. H., 1851-53. N. H. Leg.,
1845-49; Speaker, 1848-49. County Att'y, 1847-53. Com'r to re-
vise N. H. Statutes, d. 4 Oct., 1853.

William Griswold Barrows. A.M., 1842; LL.D., 1879. b. 12 Jan.,
1821, Yarmouth, Me. Lawyer, Brunswick, Me., 1842-63. Editor,
"Brunswick Telegraph," 1853-55. Judge of Probate, 1856-63; Jus-
tice, Supreme Court, 1863-84. Sec'y Trustees and ex-officio Over-
seer, 1851-58; Overseer, 1868-74. d. 6 Apr., 1886, Brunswick.

Samuel Elliot Benjamin. b. 29 Dec, 1818, Winthrop, Me.
Teacher, Ellsworth, Me., 1839-40. Lawyer, Patten, Me., 1843-88.
Maine Leg., 1853. d. 20 Jan., 1888.

Calvin Chapman, b. 13 Nov., 1814, Bethel, Me. Andover Theol.
Sem., 1842. Pastor, Epping, N. H., 1842-45; Saccarappa, Me., 1845-
48; Eliot, Me., 1849-50; Lakeville, Mass., 1851-57; Chatham, Mass.,
1858-59; Foxcroft and Dover, Me., 1859-62; Standish, Me., 1863-66;
Island Pond, Vt., 1866-67; Mannsville, N. Y., 1867-69; Kankakee,
111., 1869-70; Windham, Vt., 1870-74; Andover, Me., 1874-75.
Without charge, Kennebunkport, Me., 1876-89. d. 19 Mar., 1889.

Charles Tappan Chase, b. 7 May, 1817, Portland, Me. Lawyer,
Dixon, 111., 1841-51. Clerk of Courts, d. 28 Aug., 1851.

Franklin Davis. A.M., 1843. b. 24 Jan., 1816, Bangor, Me.
Teacher, Mississippi, 1839-42. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1845. Home
missionary, Missouri, 1845-47. Pastor, Warren, Me., 1847-49; E.
Orrington, Me., 1849-54; Alton, N. H., 1854-56; Norfolk, Mass.,
1856-60; Berkeley, Mass., 1860-64; Newington, N. H., 1864-76;
Tamworth, N. H., 1876-82. d. 26 Oct., 1882, Ipswich, Mass.

John Walton Davis, b. 14 Jan., 1817, Wellfleet, Mass. Prin.,
Gardiner Lyceum, 1839-40. Lawyer, Topsham, Me., 1842-49; Well-
fleet, Mass., 1849-69; Provincetown, Mass., 1869-80. d. 27 June,
1880.

John Dunlap. A.M., 1843. b. 21 June, 1820, Brunswick, Me.
Literary work, 1839-48. d. 26 Mar., 1848.

Alfred Fletcher, b. 31 Aug., 1817, China, Me. Lawyer, China,
1841-68. Maine Leg., 1857; Senate, 1858-59. Capt., 24th Me.
Vols., 1862. d. 18 Sept., 1868.

Benjamin Apthorp Gould Fuller. A.M., 1842. b. 23 May, 1818,



106 Bowdoin College 1839

Augusta, Me. Harvard Law Sen., 1840-41. Lawyer, Augusta, 1841-
55, 1859-64; Boston, Mass., 1864-85. Editor, Augusta, Me., 1855-
57. Judge, Municipal Court, 1850-54. County Att'y, 1848. Maine
Leg., 1856. d. 24 Jan., 1885, Brookline, Mass.

Ichabod Goodwin. A.M., 1842; also Dartmouth, 1860. b. 9 July,
1819, South Berwick, Me. Tutor, N. Y. Univ., 1840. Tutor, Latin
and Mathematics, 1842. Lawyer, South Berwick. Prin., Berwick
Acad. U. S. Civil Service, Washington. d. 7 Dec, 1869, South
Berwick.

Alpheus Grover. b. 25 Oct., 1809, Bethel, Me. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1842. d. 5 Nov., 1842, Auburn, Me.

Samuel Johnson. A.M., 1842. b. 23 Sept., 1815, Alfred, Me.
Prin., Poxcroft Acad., 1839-41; Washington Acad., E. Machias, Me.,
1841-45. Parmer and Teacher, Jackson, Me., 1845-67. Farm Supt.
and Instructor in Agriculture, Univ. Maine, 1868-71. Farmer and
Teacher, Bangor, Cal., 1871-84. d. 13 Feb., 1884.

Hiram Kelsey. b. 12 Apr., 1819, Nottingham, N. H. Teacher,
Lee, N. H., 1839-40. Lawyer, New Liberty, Ky. Kentucky Leg. d.
1860.

Israel Kimball. A.M., 1842. b. 26 Jan., 1812, Wells, Me.
Teacher, Eliot, Me., 1839-42; Dover, N. H., 1842-43; Portsmouth,
N. PL, 1843-62. Division Chief, Treas. Dept., Washington, D. C,
1862-90. d. 10 Dec, 1890.

Isaiah McMahon. A.M., 1842. b. 19 July, 1808, Ednageeragh,
County Tyrone, Ireland. Meth. Epis. ministry, Maine; Eastport,
1839-41, Columbia, 1841-43, Lubec and Eastport, 1843-44; Western
New York, 1844-62. Prin., Sem., Dansville, N. Y., 1856-57. U. S.
Civil Service, New York City, 1864-69, 1873-74. Res., Lima, N. Y.,
1875-92. d. 17 Jan., 1892.

William Henry Jefferson Marr. b. 1 Feb., 1817, Scarboro, Me.
Harvard Law Sch., 1841-42. Lawyer, Nauvoo, 111., 1842-44. d. 5
Sept., 1844, Appanoose, 111.

Joseph Pennell. b. 7 Sept., 1812, Brunswick, Me. Chemist and
photographer, Boston, Mass., 1841-43. Chemist, South Norwalk,
Conn. d. 31 Aug., 1868.

Charles James Perkins, b. 19 Oct., 1818, Farmington, Me. Jef-
ferson Med. Coll. Physician, Upperville, Va., 1840-43. d. 12 Feb.,
1843.

Frederic Augustus Pike. b. 9 Dec, 1817, Calais, Me. Lawyer,
Calais, 1840-86. Mayor, 1852. County Att'y. Maine Leg., 1858-
60, 1870-72, 1876-77; Speaker, 1860. Member Congress, 1861-69.
d. 2 Dec, 1886.

Henry Lincoln Richardson, b. 21 Nov., 1819, Bath, Me. Har-
vard Law Sch., 1841-42. Lawyer, Bath, Me., 1842-49. Commission
merchant, Boston, Mass., 1850-66. d. 28 Mar., 1866, New York
City.

Samuel Emerson Smith, b. 20 Apr., 1821, Warren, Me. Har-
vard Law Sch., 1841-42. Lawyer, Monroe, Me., 1842-43; Warren,
Me., 1843-52. Bank cashier, Thomaston, Me., 1852-55. d. 5 Dec,
1855.



1839-40 Graduates 107

John Coffin Talbot, b. 3 Nov., 1816, East Machias, Me. Lawyer,
Lubec, Me., 1840-62; East Machias, 1862-1900. Maine Leg., 1849-
53, 1856-57, 1874-76, 1880-84, 1887-90; Speaker, 1853. d. 31 Aug.,
1900.

Augustus Haines Titcomb. b. 2 Sept., 1816, Farmington, Me.
Law student, d. 22 Mar., 1842.

Edward Payson Weston. A.M., 1842. b. 19 Jan., 1819, Cumber-
land, Me. Prin., Lewiston Falls Acad., 1840-47; Gorham Acad.,
1847-60. State Supt., Schs., 1860-65. Prin., Abbott Family Sch.,
Farmington, Me., 1865-69; Lake Forest Sem., 111., 1869-76; High-
land Hall, Highland Park, 111., 1876-79. Maine Leg., 1865. Over-
seer, 1864-79. d. 13 Oct., 1879.

26 — *26

Class of 1840

Ezra Abbot. A.M., 1843; also Harvard, 1861; LL.D., 1878; also
Yale, 1869; D.D., Harvard, 1872. b. 28 Apr., 1819, Jackson, Me.
Teacher, Foxcroft Acad., 1840-41; "Washington Acad., E. Machias,
Me., 1841-45. Res., Cambridge, Mass., 1847-84. Student and li-
brary work, Cambridge, Mass., 1847-56. Asst. Librarian, Harvard,
1856-72. Prof., New Test. Crit., Harvard Div. Sch., 1872-84. Mem.
Amer. Com. for Revision English Bible, d. 21 Mar., 1884.

Alexander Hamilton Abbott. A.M., 1843. b. 14 Sept., 1822,
Farmington, Me. Prin., Farmington Acad., 1841-49; Abbott Fam-
ily Sch., Farmington, 1849-65, 1876-99. d. 15 Apr., 1899.

William Stinson Blanchard. A.M., 1843. b. 10 Feb., 1813, Wil-
ton, Me. Lane Theol. Sem., 1845. Pastor, Sheboygan, Wis., 1847-
50. Prof., Anc. Lang., Cleveland Univ., Ohio, 1852-60. Res., Men-
dota, 111.; Chicago, 111., 1868-72; Knoxville, 111., 1873-75; Wauke-
gan, 111., 1875-88; Winthrop, Me., 1888-96. d. 10 May, 1896.

Edmund Chadwick. A.M., 1843. b. 12 Jan., 1812, Middleton, N.
H. Teacher, Nashville, Tenn., 1840-42. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1845.
Pastor, Franklin, N. H., 1845-47. Prin., Starkey Sem., N. Y., 1847-
61; Dundee Acad., N. Y., 1863-67. Fruit grower, Eddytown, N. Y.,
1867-99. d. 7 Apr., 1899, Eddytown, N. Y.

Benjamin Pearson Chute. A.M., 1851. b. 13 May, 1816, Byfield,
Mass. Lane Theol. Sem. Teacher, Wilmington, Ind., 1847-49; Ips-
wich, Mass., 1850-52; Castine, M«., 1853-54. Business, Newbury-
port, Mass., 1855-59. Teacher, Huntsville, Ala., Nashville, Tenn.,
Lynchburg, Va., 1864-67; Richardson Co., Neb., 1867-73; Fremont
Co., Iowa, 1873-76; Syracuse, Neb.; Kansas. Res., Newburyport,
Mass., 1885-95. d. 26 Jan., 1895.

John Appleton Cleaveland. A.M., 1843. b. 29 Mar., 1819, Bruns-
wick, Me. IT. S. Civil Service, Boston, Mass., 1862-73. d. 3 Dec,
1873, Newton, Mass.

Nathan Smith Cleaveland. A.M., 1843. b. 10 Apr., 1821, Bruns-
wick, Me. Med. Sch. Me., 1846-48. Druggist, Brunswick, Me., to
1861; W. Needham, Mass., 1861-63. U. S. Civil Service, Boston,
Mass., 1863-68, 1879-85. Journalism, Boston, 1868-79. Res., Bos-
ton, d. 31 Mar., 1896.



108 Bowdoin College 1840

Adoniram Judson Copeland. A.M., 1843. b. 10 Mar., 1814, Hoi*
den, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1843. Pastor, Orono, Me., 1843-45.
Home missionary, Aroostook Co., Me. Pastor, Como, 111.; Genesco,
111. d. 3 Aug., 1855.

Isaiah Dole. A.M., 1843. b. 23 May, 1819, Skowhegan, Me.
Teacher, Bluehill, Me., 1843-47; St. Stephen, N. B., 1847-48; Gor-
ham, Me., 1848-64; Auburndale, Mass., 1875-81. Literary work,
Keene, N. H., 1881-92. d. 17 May, 1892.

Thomas McCulloch Hayes. b. 18 Aug., 1819, Kennebunkport,
Me. Lawyer, Saco, Me., 1843-64; Boston, Mass., 1864-69. Maine
Senate, 1854. d. 1 Feb., 1869, Boston, Mass.

Leonard Fitz-Edward Jarvls. A.M., 1864. b. 23 Aug., 1819,
Surry, Me. Prin., Ellsworth Military Acad., 1840-41. Lawyer,
Ellsworth, Me., 1843-49. Horticulture, Columbia, Cal., 1851-90.
Res., Newark, Cal.; Oakland, Cal. d. 2 Mar., 19 06.

Elijah Kellogg. A.M., 1843. b. 20 May, 1813, Portland, Me.
Andover Theol. Sem., 1843. Pastor, Harpswell, Me., 1844-54;
1871-82; 1888-1901; Topsham, Me., 1882-88. Chaplain, Boston
Seaman's Friend Society, and Acting Pastor of the Mariners'
Church, 1855-65. Author, Boston, Mass., 1865-71. d. 17 Mar.,
1901.

Silas Morton, b. 26 Oct., 1818, Hebron, Me. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1845. Teacher, Thomaston, Me., Windham, Me., Casco, Me.,
Mechanic Falls, Me. Farmer, Otisfield, Me., 1851-79. d. 16 July,
1879.

Frederic Perley. b. 29 Nov., 1819, Bridgton, Me. Law student.
d. 11 Dec, 1840.

Preston Pond. b. 14 Feb., 1818, Wrentham, Mass. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1843. Pastor, Eastport, Me., 1843-45; Milford, Mass., 1846-
51; Boston, Mass., 1851-53. d. 5 Aug., 1853, Somerville, Mass.

William Pitt Preble. A.M., 1843; LL.B., Harvard, 1843. b. 15
Apr., 1819, Portland, Me. Lawyer, Portland, 1843-87. Clerk, U. S.
District Court, Me., 1848-87. Res., New Brighton, N. Y. d. 23 Oct.,
1911.

Newell Anderson Prince. A.M., 1843. b. 4 Oct., 1815, Cumber-
land, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1844. Pastor, New Gloucester, Me.,
1847-50. Business, New York City, 1852-57. Pastor, Paterson, N.
J., 1857-58; Bethel, Conn., 1859-60; Orange, Mass., 1860-62; Union
Springs, N. Y., 1862-64; Binghamton, N. Y., 1864-65; Simsbury,
Conn., 1865-69; Cornwall, Conn., 1872-74; Enfield, Conn., 1875-78;
Auburn, Mass., 1879-82; W. Suffield, Conn., 1882-87. d. 5 Apr.,
1887.

William Reed Prince. A.M., 1843. b. 11 Aug., 1817, Cumber-
land, Me. Teacher, St. Stephen, N. B., 1840-41. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1844. Pastor, Machias, Me. d. 25 Sept., 1845, New York
City.

Joseph Carpenter Richardson, b. 3 Mar., 1813, Baldwin, Me.
Teacher, Gorham, Me. d. 26 Sept., 1846.

Edward Robie. A.M., 1843; D.D., 1894; also Dartmouth, 1876.
b. 5 Apr., 1821, Gorham, Me. Andover Theol. Sem., 1843. Studied
at Halle and Berlin, 1843-46. Teacher, Gorham, Me., 1846-48.



1840 Graduates 109

Inst., Hebrew, and Librarian, Andover Theol. Sem., 1848-51. Pas-
tor, Greenland, N. H., 1852-.

Luther Sampson, b. 28 Sept., 1814, Readfield, Me. d. 1842.

Thomas Smith. A.M., 1843. b. 17 Aug., 1812, Litchfield, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1843. Home missionary, Washington Co., Me.,
1843-45. Pastor, E. Orrington, Me., 1846-49; S. Brewer, Me., 1846-
61. d. 7 Apr., 1861.

John Babson Lane Soule. Ph.D., Coll. for Women, Chicago,
1879; D.D., Blackburn Univ., 1880. b. 4 Apr., 1815, Freeport, Me.
Prin., Hampton Acad., N. H., 1840-42; High Sch., Bucksport, Me.,
1842-44; Classical Sch., Terre Haute, Ind., 1844-51. Editor, Terre
Haute, 1851-55. Pastor, Plymouth, Ind., Raymond and Elkhorn,
Wis., Carlinville, 111., 1855-65. Prof., Anc. Lang., Blackburn Univ.,
1865-76. Teacher and Pastor, Highland Park, 111., 1878-87. d. 31
Aug., 1891, Chicago, 111.

Cornelius Stone. A.M., 1843. b. 28 May, 1817, Jay, Me. Ban-
gor Theol. Sem., 1843. Meth. Epis. ministry, Maine; Columbia,
1841-42; Clinton, 1843-44; Brunswick, 1844-45; Kent's Hill, 1845-
46; Frankfort, 1846-47; Oxford, 1847-49; Wilton, 1849-50; Fair-
field, 1850-51; Richmond, 1851-52; New Sharon, 1852-54; Mercer,
1854-56; Strong, 1856-58. Maine Leg., 1863-64; Senate, 1865-66.
d. 5 Apr., 1866, Jay, Me.

Thomas Newcomb Stone. M.D., Dartmouth, 18 44. b. 30 May,
1818, Wellfleet, Mass. Physician, Wellfleet, 1844-75; Provincetown,
Mass., 1875-76. Mass. Leg., 1873; Senate, 1874-75. d. 15 May,
1876.

Reuben Sweetser. A.M., 1843. b. 9 Aug., 1812, Cumberland,
Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1844. Pastor, Orrington and Levant,
Me., 1843-45. Farmer, Cumberland, Me., 1845-61. d. 27 June,
1861.

John Knowles True. A.M., 1843. b. 2 May, 1815, Montville, Me.
Prin., Westbrook Sem., 1840-43. Res., Montville, Me., 1843-46. d.
9 Aug., 1847, Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Albert Gallatin Upham. A.M., 1845; M.D., Castleton Med. Coll.,
1842. b. 10 July, 1819, Rochester, N. H. Medical student, Paris,
1842-44. Physician, Boston, Mass., 1844-47. Prof., Anat., Castle-
ton Med. Coll. d. 16 June, 1847, Boston.

James Partelow Weston. A.M., 1843; D.D., Tufts, 1864. b. 14
July, 1815, Bremen, Me. Prin., Waterville Liberal Inst., 1841-43,
1850-53. Pastor, Univ. Ch., Gardiner, Me., 1843-50. Prin., West-
brook Sem., 1853-59, 1878-88. Pres., Lombard Univ., 111., 1859-72.
Prin., Dean Acad., Franklin, Mass., 1872-77. d. 31 Dec, 1888.

Eli Wight, b. 16 Jan., 1818, Bethel, Me. Teacher, N. Yarmouth
Acad. d. 26 Aug., 1841.

Samuel Lane Young. A.M., 1851; M.D., Harvard, 1852. b. 3
Jan., 1813, Gloucester, Mass. Teacher, Gloucester, Mass. Physi-
cian, Marblehead, Mass., 1853-63. U. S. Civil Service, Boston, Mass.,
1863-65. Physician, Bridgewater, Mass., 1866-67; Gloucester,
Mass., 1868-79. Res., S. Portland, Me., 1879-93. d. 19 Apr., 1893.

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no Bowdoin College 1841

Class of 1841

Samuel Woodbury Blanchard. M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1844.
b. 15 Apr., 1818, Yarmouth, Me. Prin., N. Yarmouth Acad., 1841-
42. Physician, Searsport, Me., 1845-48; Yarmouth, Me., 1848-57.
d. 23 Dec, 1857.

George Washington Brown, b. 4 Sept., 1820, Bangor, Me. Law-
yer, Bangor, Me., 1843-51; St. Louis, Mo., 1851-99. d. 2 Feb., 1899.

Joseph Farwell Clark, b. 18 Jan., 1820, Andover, Mass. Har-
vard Law Sch., 1842-43. Lawyer, Lawrence, Mass., 1843-54; Bos-
ton, Mass., 1854-79. d. 30 Mar., 1879, Cambridge, Mass.

Henry Thornton Cummlngs. A.M., 1844; M.D., Harvard, 1844.
b. 12 Nov., 1822, Yarmouth, Me. Physician, Portland, Me., 1844->
49; Druggist, 1849-74. Pres., Maine Pharmaceutical Assn. State
Assayer, 1854-63. Comm'r of Pharmacy, 1872-92. Res., Tacoma,
Wash., 1892-1901. d. 15 Dec, 1901.

Charles Davis, b. 22 Oct., 1817, Bangor, Me. Teacher, Madison
Co., Hinds Co., Miss., 1841-43. Lawyer, Kenduskeag, Me., 1846-
49; Bangor, Me., 1849-64, 1867-97. U. S. Civil Service, Washing-
ton, D. C, 1864-67. d. 3 Jan., 1902, Hermon, Me.

William Bradford Dean. b. 14 Jan., 1820, Frankfort, Me.
Teacher, Nottingham, Md., 1841-42. Merchant, Prince Edward Is-
land, 1842-73; Boston, Mass., 1873-83. U. S. Consul, Charlotte-
town, P. E. I., 1853-57. Res., Roxbury, Mass., Dyer, Nev., Los An-
geles, Cal. d. 16 Jan., 1911.

Nathan Elden. b.10 July, 1817, Buxton, Me. Teacher, Missis-
sippi, 1841-53. Farmer, Buxton, Me., 1853-86. d. 30 June, 1886.

James Fogg. A.M., 1852. b. 28 Oct., 1815, Berwick, Me. Law-
yer, Rockland, Me., 1843-47. Merchant, Boston, Mass., 1847-55. d.
26 July, 1855, Charlestown, Mass.

Joseph Garland. A.M., 1844. b. 12 Aug., 1811, Parsonsfield, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1844. Pastor, Woolwich, Me., 1844-47; W.
Sandwich, Mass., 1847-52; Bristol, N. H., 1852-56; Acton, Mass.,
1856-59; Charlestown, N. H., 1859-61. Without charge, Hampton,
N. H., 1861-68. Pastor, E. Haverhill, Mass., 1868-71; Rupert, Vt.,
1871-73; Marlboro, Vt., 1873-74; Fairfield, Vt., 1874-75; Albany,
Vt., 1875-76; Waterville, Vt., 1877-79. Res., Fryeburg, Me. d. 15
May, 1901.

Washington Gilbert, b. 14 Mar., 1816, Turner, Me. Lawyer,
Bath, Me., 1847-90. Maine Leg., 1857-59, 1869. Judge of Probate,
1872-80. Commission to revise Maine Const., 1875. d. 12 June,
1890.

Charles Dickinson Herbert. A.M., 1844; M.D., Homoeopathic
Med. Coll., Philadelphia, 1866. b. 28 Sept., 1818, Ellsworth. "Ban-
gor Theol. Sem., 1844. Pastor, Parkville, Mo., Osceola, Mo., 1845-
48; Frankfort, Me., 1849-50; Mt. Vernon, N. H., 1850-56; W. New-
bury, Mass., 1856-65. Physician, Rutland, Mass., 1866-76. Pastor,
Lebanon, Conn., Monroe, Conn., 1876-81; Newbury, Mass., 1881-86;
Hebron, N. Y., 1886-93. d. 13 Oct., 1893.

Oliver Perry Hinkley. b. 12 Dec, 1815, Georgetown, Me.
Teacher. Invalid, d. 9 Dec, 1883.



1841 Graduates 1 1 1

Aniory Holbrook. b. 15 Aug., 1820, Rowley, Mass. Lawyer,
Memphis, Tenn., Salem, Mass., 1844-49. U. S. Att'y, Oregon Terri-
tory, 1849-54. Mayor, Oregon City, 1854-55. Lawyer, Oregon City,
Ore., 1852-62; Portland, Ore., 1862-66. d. 26 Sept., 1866.

Edward Howe. A.M., 1844. b. 8 Mar., 1820, Portland, Me.
Union Theol. Sem., 1845. Teacher of music, and Organist, New
York City, 1845-1900. d. 2 Nov., 1900.

Henry Ingalls. A.M., 1844. b. 14 Mar., 1819, Bridgton, Me.
Lawyer, Wiscasset, Me., 1843-96. Maine Leg., 1880. Overseer,
1892-96. d. 10 Dec, 1896.

Albion Williamson Knight. A.M., 1844; M.D., 1848. b. 5 Jan.,
1822, Falmouth, Me. Physician, White Springs, Fla., 1849-72;
Jacksonville, Fla., 1872-89. Health officer and city physician, 1876-
89. d. 7 Sept., 1889.

Francis Dudley Ladd. A.M., 1844. b. 20 May, 1820, Hallowell,
Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1846. Pastor, Silver Lake, Penn., 1846-
51; Philadelphia, Penn., 1851-62. d. 7 July, 1862.

William Henry Lowell. A.M., 1844. b. 24 Nov., 1821, Standish,
Me. Teacher, S. Carolina, 1841-43. Lawyer, Standish, Me., 1844-
49. Maine Leg., 1847-48. Mining, Nevada Co., Cal., 1849-63; Vir-
ginia City, Nev., 1863-96. d. 19 May, 1896, San Francisco, Cal.

George Frederic Magoun. A.M., 1856; D.D., Amherst, 1867. b.
29 Mar., 1821, Bath, Me. Andover, and Yale Theol. Sems. Prin.,
High Sen., Galena, 111., 1844-45; Plattesville Acad., Wis., 1845-46.
Pastor, Shullsburg, Wis., 1847-48; Galena, 111., 1848-51; Davenport,
Iowa, 1855-60; Lyons, Iowa, 1860-64. Lawyer, Burlington, Iowa,
1851-55. Pres., Iowa Coll., 1864-84; Prof., Mental and Moral Phil.,
1865-91. Res., Grinnell, Iowa. d. 30 Jan., 1896.

Asa Cummings Mitchell. b. 28 Aug., 1821, Yarmouth, Me.
Teacher and medical student, 1841-45. Civil engineer, Atlantic and
St. Lawrence Ry., 1846-51; Lexington and Big Sandy R. R., 1851-
57. Farmer, Auburn, Me., 1858-64. Engineer, Portland and Og-
densburg R. R., 1868-77. Druggist, Bellows Falls, Vt., 1878-83. d.
19 May, 1883.

William Cochran Nichols, b. 28 May, 1823, Newcastle, Me. d.
17 Mar., 1842, Nobleboro, Me.

John Holbrook Packard. A.M., 1844. b. 11 Dec, 1814, Newcas-
tle, Me. Teacher, d. 1 Sept., 1847.

Benjamin Franklin Parsons. A.M., 1844. b. 21 June, 1820, Wis-
casset, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1846. Pastor, Watertown, Wis.,
1846-47; Waukegan, 111., 1847-52; Dover, N. H., 1853-61; Nashua,
N. H., 1861-67; Boston, Mass., 1868-69; Woonsocket, R. I., 1874-
76; Webster, Mass., 1876-80. Res., Derry, N. H., 1869-73, 1880-96.
d. 3 Feb., 1896.

Franklin Partridge. A.M., 1844. b. 18 June, 1821, Westbrook,
Me. Bank cashier, Bath, Me. d. 23 July, 1865.

Nathaniel Smith Partridge, b. 24 Mar., 1820, Westbrook, Me.
Harvard Law Sch. Lawyer, Bangor, Me.; Newton, Mass. d. 28
Mar., 1853.

Henry Everard Peck. A.M., Oberlin, 1845. b. 27 July, 1821,



112 Bowdoin College 1841

Rochester, N. Y. Oberlin Theol. Sem., 1845. Pastor, Frankfort, N.
Y. Asst. Teacher, Prep. Dept., Oberlin, 1844-45; Prof., Sac. Rhet.,
and Mental and Mor. Phil., 1851-65. U. S. Minister, Hayti, 1865-
67. d. 9 June, 1867, Port au Prince, Hayti.

Barrett Edwards Potter, b. 22 Feb., 1819, Augusta, Me. Med.
Sch. Me. Teacher, Supervisor Schs., Augusta, Me., 1845-60;
Banker, 1860-93. Res., Augusta, 1893-1901. d. 3 Feb., 1901.

Daniel Fox Potter, b. 22 Feb., 1819, Augusta, Me. Law student,
Augusta, Me., 1841-44. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1848. Princeton
Theol. Sem., 1848-49. Pastor, Houlton, Me., 1849-50; Dexter, Me.,
1850-51; Union, Me., 1851-56; Topsham, Me., 1856-68. Maine Leg.,
1869-71. County Supervisor Schs., 1871-73. U. S. Civil Service,
Portland, Me., 1874-83. Res., Topsham, 1868-74; Brunswick, Me.,
1874-84. d. 17 Sept., 1884.

John Moor Prince. A.M., 1844. b. 6 June, 1820, Bangor, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1845. Pastor, Georgetown, Mass., 1847-57;
Bridgewater, Mass., 1858-59. d. 16 Nov., 1859.

Daniel Thompson Richardson. b. 8 Aug., 1815, Baldwin, Me.
Teacher, Exeter, Me., Buckfield, Me., Hiram, Me., 1841-43. Farmer,
Baldwin, Me., 1843-50. Merchant, E. Baldwin, Me., 1850-90. Maine
Leg., I860; Senate, 1865-66. d. 12 May, 1890.

Frederick Robie. M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1844. b. 12 Aug.,
1822, Gorham, Me. Teacher, Silver Lake, Fla., Thomasville, Ga.,
1841-42. Physician, Biddeford, Me., 1844-55; Waldoboro, Me.,
1855-58. Res., Gorham, Me., 1858-1912. Maine Leg., 1859-60,
1871-72, 1876-78, 1889-90; Speaker, 1872, 1876; Senate, 1867-68;
Council, 1861, 1880-82; Governor, 1883-87. Master, State Grange,
1882-90. Paymaster, U.S.V., 1861-66; Bvt. Lieut.-Col., 1865. Com-
mander, G.A.R., 1899. Commander, Loyal Legion, Me., 1911-12.
d. 2 Feb., 1912.

Benjamin Smith. b. 19 Nov., 1814, Litchfield, Me. Bangor
Theol. Sem. Teacher, Madison, Ind.; Louisville, Ky. Prin., Litch-
field Acad., Me., 1846-52. Pastor, Litchfield, 1853-58. d. 1 Sept.,
1858.

Thomas Davee Sturtevant. A.M., 1844. b. 5 Dec, 1818, Minot,
Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1844. Swedenborgian ministry, Portland,
Me.; Providence, R. I. d. 1850, Sacramento, Cal.

George Albert Thomas. A.M., 1844. b. 16 Sept., 1819, Portland,
Me. Lawyer, Portland, 1844-50. Mining, Cal., 1850-54. Trustee,
Portland, 1855-1907. Musical director, d. 20 Dec, 1907.

Richard Bowers Thurston. A.M., 1844. b. 28 June, 1819,
Charlestown, Mass. Teacher, Friendsville, Penn., 1843-44. Bangor
Theol. Sem., 1846. Pastor, Waterville, Me., 1846-55; Chicopee,
Mass., 1855-58; Waltham, Mass., 1858-65; Stamford, Conn., 1865-
74; Fair Haven, Conn., 1874-76; Saybrook, Conn., 1876-81; N.
Greenwich, Conn., 1882-88. Res., Stamford, Conn., 1888-1895. d.
14 Apr., 1895.

Arno Wiswell. A.M., 1861. b. 5 Aug., 1818, Frankfort, Me.
Lawyer, Ellsworth, Me. d. 7 Nov., 1877.

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Jacob Atkinson. A.M., 1851. b. 16 Aug., 1817, Newburyport,
Mass. Lawyer, Boston, Mass., 1846-56. d. 29 Jan., 1857, Somer-
ville, Mass.

Josiah Atkinson. A.M., 1845; M.D., Berkshire Med. Coll., 1844.
b. 16 Aug., 1817, Newburyport, Mass. Physician, Newburyport. d.
21 June, 1869.

Alison Barbour Bartlett. A.M., 1845. b. 12 July, 1819, Bethel,
Me. Prin., Gould's Acad., Bethel, Me., 1843-44. Lawyer, Bethel,
1845-48; Norway, Me., 1848-53; Waterford, Me., 1853-55; Boston,
Mass., 1855-57; Wyandotte, Kan., 1857-76. Kansas Senate, 1858.
Lawyer and Postmaster, Georgetown, Fla., 1877-85. d. 9 Nov.,
1885.

Charles Morris Blake. A.M.; M.D., Univ. Cal., 1876. b. 24 Dec,
1819, Brewer, Me. Teacher and medical student, Philadelphia,
Penn., 1842-48. Editor, San Francisco, Cal., 1850-51. Prin., St.
Augustine Coll., Benicia, Cal., 1852-54. Pastor and teacher, Lota,
Chili, 1854-57; Central Penn., 1857-61. Chaplain, U.S.V., 1861-63,
1864-67. Capt., Third U.S.C.T., 1863-64. Chaplain, U.S.A., 1867;
Retired, 1882. Res., San Francisco, Cal., 1882-93. d. 3 June, 1893.

Henry Hill Boody. A.M., 1845. b. 8 Nov., 1816, Jackson, Me.
Tutor, Greek, 1842-45; College Professor of Elocution and Instruc-
tor in Rhetoric, 1845-48; Prof., Rhetoric and Oratory, 1848-54.
Maine Senate, 1855; Maine Leg., 1857-58. Banker, New York City,
1859-. Trustee, 1864-71.

William Hammond Brown. A.M., 1845; M.D., Harvard, 1850. b.
14 June, 1822, Bangor, Me. Physician, Bangor, 1850-57; St. Louis,
Mo., 1857-60; Bangor, Me., 1860-82. Mayor, 1879-80. d. 23 Nov.,
1882.

Edmund Alexander Chadwick. b. 21 June, 1817, Frankfort, Me.
Lawyer, Gardiner, Me., 1844-63, 1866-75. Paymaster, U.S.N., 1863-
65. Municipal Judge, 1872-75. d. 20 Apr., 1875.

Paul Langdon Chandler. b. 27 July, 1818, Fryeburg, Me.
Teacher, Waterville Liberal Inst. Lawyer, Waterville, Me., 1844-
50; California, 1850-53; Waterville, Me., 1853-67. Prof., Mod.
Lang., Oberlin, O. Res., Wendell, Mass. d. 14 Jan., 1904.

John Craig Clark. A.M., 1845. b. 6 May, 1818, Portsmouth, N.
H. Merchant, New York City. d. 16 Sept., 1873, Montclair, N. J.

John Marshall Colby. A.M., 1845. b. 23 Jan., 1823, Richmond,
Me. Prin., Richmond Acad., Me. Pres., Maryland Agric. Coll.,
1860-61. d.

George Washington Junius Copp. b. 28 Jan., 1820, Wakefield,
N. H. Law student, Maryland. Teacher and journalist, New Or-
leans, La.; Boston, Mass. d. 22 Apr., 1864.

Robert Hartley Dunlap. A.M.; LL.B., Harvard, 1845. b. 19 May,
1823, Brunswick, Me. Business, Boston, Mass. d. 26 Dec, 1847.

Charles Elliot, b. 11 Sept., 1815, Newcastle, Me. d. 28 Nov.,
1843.

George Gannett. A.M., 1850; D.D., Middlebury, 1887. b. 29
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