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Acad., Me., 1844-46; Goshen Acad., N. Y., 1847-62. Planter, St.
Landry, La., 1862-67. d. 20 Oct., 1867.

William Wirt Virgin. A.M., 1847; LL.D., 1889. b. 18 Sept., 1823,
Rumford, Me. Lawyer, Norway, Me., 1847-66. County Att'y, 1859-
61. Reporter of Decisions, 1866-72. Col., 23d Me. Vols. Maine
Senate, 1865-66; Pres., 1866. Judge Supreme Court, 1872-93. Res.,
Portland, Me., 1871-93. d. 23 Jan., 1893.

Frederic Lockwood Washburn. A.M.; LL.B., Harvard, 184 7. b.



1844-45 Graduates 123

23 Feb., 1820, Minot, Me. Lawyer, Boston, Mass. d. 7 Mar., 1860.

Samuel Martin Weston. A.M., 1847. b. 21 July, 1819, Bristol,
Me. Prin., High Sch., Stoneham, Mass., 1844-45. Teacher, Boston,
Mass., 1845-52. Head Master, High Sch., Roxbury, Mass., 1852-83.
d. 9 July, 1887.

Horatio Quincy Wheeler. A.M., 1847. b. 8 Mar., 1819, Norridge-
wock, Me. Lawyer and banker, Evansville, Ind. Res., Portland, Me.
d. 20 Jan., 1888, Elsinore, Cal.

Horace Williams, b. 20 Feb., 1824, Augusta, Me. Mercantile bus-
iness, Augusta, 1845-49, 1852-56; California, 1849-52; Clinton,
Iowa, 1856-94. Pres., Chicago, Iowa and Nebr. R. R.; Cedar Rapids
and Mo. R. R. d. 14 Aug., 1894, Augusta, Me.

George Simeon Woodward. A.M., 1847. b. 18 Oct., 1818, Gardi-
ner, Me. Teacher, W. Chester, Penn., 1844-48. Pastor, Parkville,
Mo., 1849-63; Leavenworth, Kan., 1863-68. Insurance business,
Leavenworth, 1869-92. d. 1 Apr., 1892.

Henry .Augustus Wyman. A.M., 1847. b. 4 Sept., 1820, New
Sharon, Me. Teacher, Tennessee, 1844-46. Lawyer, Skowhegan,
Me., '1848-67. d. 6 Dec, 1867.

49 — *48

Class of 1845

William Loring Avery, b. 9 Oct., 1824, Belfast, Me. Editor, Bel-
fast, 1847-53; Troy, N. Y., 1854-55. U. S. Civil Service, Washington,
D. C. Editor, Mechanicsville, Penn., 1877-79. d. 17 Mar., 1879.

Alvah Black, b. 3 Dec, 1817, Limington, Me. Teacher, Gorham
Sem., Me., 1845-47. Lawyer, Paris, Me., 1848-82. Clerk of Courts,
1856-59. Maine Leg., 1860. d. 24 Jan., 1882.

Moses Morrill Butler. A.M., 1848. b. 8 Mar., 1824, Sanford, Me.
Lawyer, Portland, Me., 1847-79; Mayor, 1877-79. County Att'y,
1859-65. Maine Leg., 1859. d. 21 Oct., 1879.

James Henry Deering. b. 19 June, 1823, Denmark, Me. Teacher,
Lowndes Co., Ala., 1845-48. Mining and transportation, Sonora,
Cal., 1849-58. Merchant, San Francisco, Cal., 1859-76. Res., San
Francisco, 1876-99. d. 13 Sept., 1899.

William Gates Dunlap. b. 29 Oct., 1825, Brunswick, Me. Mer-
cantile business, Honolulu, H. I., 1849-53. Merchant, Olympia,
Wash., 1854-62. d. 16 June, 1862.

George Wells Durell. A.M., 1848. b. 1 May, 1820, Kennebunk-
port, Me. Prin., Limerick Acad., Me., 1845-49. Theol. Sem., Va.
Rector, Calais, Me., 1850-61; Bath, Me., 1861-66; Somerville, Mass.,
1866-95. d. 26 Aug., 1895.

Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden. b. 23 Jan., 1826, Portland,
Me. Lawyer, Mechanic Falls, Me., 1848-50; Auburn, Me., 1850-68.
Maine Leg., 1860, 1868. County Att'y, 1861-62. Overseer, 1868.
Member Congress, 1862-63. d. 28 Sept., 1868.

Edward Mann Field. A.M., 1850; M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll.,
1849. b. 27 July, 1822, Belfast, Me. Physician, Bangor, Me., 1850-
87. d. 29 July, 1887.

Nathan Lamson Fowler, b. 16 Feb., 1821, Lunenburg, Vt. Civil
engineer, Lowell, Mass., 1850-53; Lewiston, Me., 1853-59; N. Gro-



124 Bowdoin College 1845

ton, N. H., 1859-68; Blue Anchor, N. J., 1868-77; Atlantic City, N.
J., 1877-85. Res., Vineland, N. J., 1885-1901. d. 27 July, 1901.

Charles Marsden Freeman. A.M., 1848. b. 26 Mar., 1825, Limer-
ick, Me. Lawyer, Cherryfield, Me., 1850-53. Res., W. Baldwin, Me.
d. 3 June, 1894.

Lewis Goodrich, b. 20 Jan., 1817, Bingham, Me. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1848. Pastor, Dedham, Me., 1848-53; Sedgwick, Me., 1853-56;
Pembroke, N. H., 1857-68; Wells, Me., 1868-72; W. Auburn, Me.,
1872-75; Warren, Me., 1875-78; Lovell, Me., 1878-83; Danbury, N.
H., 1883-87. Without charge, Manchester, N. H., 1887-98. d. 15
Feb., 1898, Marlboro, Mass.

John Munroe Goodwin, b. 3 Sept., 1822, Baldwin, Me. Lawyer,
Biddeford, Me., 1850-1905. Maine Senate, 1855-56; Maine Leg.,
1863-64. d. 8 Mar., 1905.

Moses Bradbury Goodwin, b. 4 Apr., 1819, Buxton, Me. Lawyer,
Lubec, Me.; Meredith, N. EL; Franklin, N. H. Editor, Washington,
D. C. U. S. Civil Service, Washington, 1861-72. Editor, Franklin,
N. H., 1872-82. d. 7 Sept., 1882.

Lyman Gould. A.M., 1882. b. 16 June, 1817, Dixmont, Me.
Teacher, N. Carolina, 1846-48; Knoxville, Ga., 1848-51. Prin., Gas-
ton Inst., Ala., 1851-56; Female Sem., W. Enterprise, Miss., 1856-64.
Teacher, Meridian, Miss., 1864-80. Pres., Henderson Coll., Tex.,
1880-87. Res., Baird, Tex., 1887-94. d. 30 Aug., 1894, Baird, Tex.

Francis Pickard Hale. b. 27 Sept., 1819, Rowley, Mass. Teacher,
Girardtown, Va., 1845-47. Bank clerk, Boston, Mass., 1849-55.
Lawyer and solicitor of patents, Boston, 1855-76. d. 16 Sept., 1876,
Rowley, Mass.

Richard Lord Hodgdon. M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1852. b. 11
Apr., 1825, South Berwick, Me. Teacher, Glynn Co., Va., 1845-48.
Physician, Arlington, Mass., 1853-93. Chairman, Mass. Board Lu-
nacy and Charity, 1887-93. d. 30 Jan., 1893.

Alfred Waldo Johnson, b. 20 Dec, 1824, Belfast, Me. Lawyer,
Belfast, 1848-55. Business, Belfast, 1855-67. Maine Leg., 1853-54.
Overseer, 1869. d. 14 Nov., 1869, Boston.

George Henry Kingsbury, b. 4 Mar., 1827, Kennebunk, Me. Law-
yer, Boston, Mass., 1848-99. d. 24 Mar., 1899.

Javan Knapp Mason. A.M., 1850; D.D., 1875. b. 20 Sept., 1817,
Bethel, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1848. Pastor, Hampden, Me.,
1849-64; Thomaston, Me., 1864-77; Fryeburg, Me., 1877-86; Hern-
don, Va., 1887-97. Without charge, Herndon, 1897-1900. Overseer,
1862-97. d. 18 Aug., 1900.

Samuel Scammon Moody, b. 8 Sept., 1824, Saco, Me. d. 8 Aug.,
1845.

James Hoyt Newton, b. 16 Aug., 1811, Weathersfield, Vt. Ban-
gor Theol. Sem., 1848. Pastor, Perrysburg, Ohio, 1849-55. Sec'y,
Western Reserve Coll., and Agt. Amer. Home Miss. Soc'y, 1855-65.
Farmer, Austin, 111., 1866-74. d. 5 Apr., 1874.

Horace Parker, b. 16 Nov., 1815, Kittery, Me. Teacher, Eliot,
Me., 1845-47, 1860-80. Supt., Schools, 1870-79. Asst. Purser, U. S.



1845 Graduates 125

Navy Yard, Kittery, Me., 1848-60. Farming, Eliot, Me., 1880-95.
Res., Eliot, 1895-1900. d. 11 Dec, 1900.

Lewis Leonard Record. A.M., 1848. b. 1 Sept., 1816, Minot, Me.
Prin., Westbrook Sem., Me., 1848-49. Pastor, and Prin., Houlton
Acad., Me., 1850-54. Pastor, W. Scituate, Mass., 1854-59; Annis-
quam, Mass., 1859-61; Marlboro, N. H., 1870-71. Chaplain, 23d
Mass. Vols. d. 7 Dec, 1871.

Nathaniel Putnam Richardson. A.M., 1848. b. 22 Aug., 1825,
Portland, Me. Merchant, Portland, Me., 1847-68; New York City,
1868-70; Geneva, N. Y., 1870-81. Res., Palmyra, N. Y.; Ocoee, Fla.;
Jamaica, W. I.; Digby, N. S.; Westmount, P. Q . d. 30 May, 1909.

Charles Phelps Roberts, b. 14 Feb., 1822, Bangor, Me. Lawyer,
Kenduskeag, Me., 1847-49. Editor, Bangor, Me., 1849-61. Supt.
Schools, Bangor, 1862-74. Journalist, Boston, Mass., 1879-.

O'Neil Watson Robinson, b. 17 July, 1824, Waterford, Me. Law-
yer, Bethel, Me., 1848-61. Maine Leg., 1856. Capt., 4th Me. Bat-
tery, 1861; Major, 1863. d. 17 July, 1864, Waterford.

William Henry Seavey. A.M. b. 5 Mar., 1823, Hallowell, Me.
Teacher, Boston, Mass. Head Master, Girls' High School, Boston,
Mass., 1856-68. d. 26 Apr., 1868.

John Hannibal Sheppard. A.M., 1848; M.D., Harvard, 1849. b. 7
Mar., 1822, Wiscasset, Me. Physician, California, 1849-65. Real
estate, Boston, Mass., 1865-70. d. 23 Dec, 1870.

John Parker Skeele. A.M., 1849. b. 11 Oct., 1821, Kennebunk-
port, Me. Teacher, Conway, N. H., 1845-47. Bangor Theol. Sem.,
1850. Pastor, Hallowell, Me., 1850-56; N. Wilbraham, Mass., 1857-
64. Dist. Sec'y, A.B.C.F.M., Hartford, Conn., 1864-70. Pastor, Hat-
field, Mass., 1870-73; E. Bloomfield, N. Y., 1873-81. d. 23 Apr.,
1881.

Elbridge Smith, b. 22 Nov., 1818, Old Town, Me. Lawyer, Men-
asha, Wis., 1849-94. d. 11 May, 1894.

William Bradford Snell. A.M., 1848. b. 22 July, 1821, Winthrop,
Me. Prin., Monmouth Acad., Me., 1845-51. Lawyer, Fairfield, Me.,
1853-70. Maine Leg., 1855; Senate, 1868-69. Capt., 12th Me.
Vols., 1861-64; Bvt. Major; Bvt. Lieut.-Col. Judge, Police Court,
Washington, D. C, 1870-88. d. 24 Oct., 1890.

Joseph Merrill True. A.M., 1848. b. 29 Mar., 1818, Pownal, Me.
Prin., Lee Normal Acad., Lee, Me., 1845-49, 1856-71; Lincoln Acad.,
Newcastle, Me., 1849-52; Calais Acad., Me., 1852-55. d. 5 Oct.,
1874.

Isaac Newton Wadsworth. b. 24 Dec, 1823, E. Winthrop, Me.
Teacher, N. Carolina, 1846-47. Surveyor and miner, California,
1852-58. Farmer, Manchester, Me., 1858-83. Maine Civil Service,
Augusta, 1883-91. Maine Leg., 1864, 1877. d. 17 Mar., 1891, Man-
chester, Me.

Ganem W Washburn, b. 29 Oct., 1823, Livermore, Me. Lawyer,
Oshkosh, Wis., 1847-64. Wisconsin Senate, 1859-60. County
Judge, 1861-64. Circuit Judge, 1864-79. Res., Oshkosh, Wis.,
1879-1907. d. 7 Oct., 1907.



126 Bowdoin College 1845-46

Milton Welch, b. 5 Aug., 1819, Monmouth, Me. Teacher, Houl-
ton, Me. d. Jan., 1866.

Nathaniel Gilman White, b. 18 May, 1821, Deerfield, Vt. Law-
yer, Lawrence, Mass., 1848-86. Pres., Boston and Maine R. R.,
1872-82. d. 12 Sept., 1886, Hampton Beach, N. H.

Francis Fenelon Williams. A.M., 1848. b. 31 July, 1824, Kenne-
bunk, Me. Teacher, Atlanta, Ga., 1846-47; New Orleans, La., 1847-
48. Hartford Theol. Sem., 1851. Pastor, Milton, Conn., 1851-53;
Manchester, Conn., 1853-56; Gilead, Conn., 18 58; Sherman, Conn.,
1859-60; N. Scituate, Mass., 1861-62; U. S. Christian Commission,
1864-66; Marshfield, Mass., 1866-68; Lacon, 111., 1872-73; Boyls-
ton, Mass., 1874-77; S. Boston, Mass., 1878; Assonet, Mass., 1879;
Norfolk, Mass., 1882-85; Holland, Mass., 1890-91. d. 3 Aug., 1891,
Palmer, Mass.

Joshua Young. D.D., 1890. b. 29 Sept., 1823, Randolph, Me.
Harvard Div. Sch., 1848. Pastor, Boston, Mass., 1849-52; Burling-
ton, Vt., 1852-62; Hingham, Mass., 1863-68; Fall River, Mass.,
1868-75; Groton, Mass., 1875-1902. d. 7 Feb., 1904, Winchester,
Mass.

38 — *37
Class of 1846

Levi Loring Bradbury, b. 6 Feb., 1822, Auburn, Me. Teacher,
Rhode Island, 1846-48; Louisiana, 1848-50. Lawyer, Montgomery,
Tex., 1850-60. d. 5 Oct., 1860, Livingston, Tex.

Edwin Lee Brown, b. 4 Mar., 1827, Milo, Me. Architect, Boston,
Mass., 1848-58. Manufacturer, Chicago, 111., 1860-91. Pres., Amer.
Humane Assn. d. 21 July, 1891.

Charles Moody Chamberlain, b. 4 July, 182 5, New Orleans, La.
Lawyer, New Orleans, 1848-53; San Francisco, Cal., 1853-62. Judge
District Court, d. 14 Sept., 1862, Virginia City, Nev.

Charles Stetson Crosby. A.M., 1849. b. 2 Oct., 1824, Hampden,
Me. Harvard Law Sch., 1847-48. Lawyer, Bangor, Me., 1848-62;
Manchester, Iowa, 1865-81. County Att'y, 1858-61. Lieut., 1st Me.
Cavalry, 1862-65. d. 23 Jan., 1881.

Frederick Augustus Deane. b. 17 Sept., 1825, Ellsworth, Me.
Mining, California, 1849-52. Lawyer, San Francisco, Cal., 1854-61.
2d Lieut., 1st Cal. Vols., 1861; 2d Lieut., 30th Me. Vols., 1863-65.
d. 16 Mar., 1867, at sea.

Charles Robert Pinckney Dunlap. A.M., 1849; M.D., 1849. b. 26
Feb., 1827, Brunswick, Me. Physician, New York City. Acting
Asst. Surgeon, U.S.A. Post Surgeon, Fort Union, N. Mex. Res., St.
Paul, Minn.; Brunswick, Me.; Austin, 111. d. 23 Feb., 1906.

Joseph Willard Ellis. A.M., 1849; M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll.,
1849. b. 30 Jan., 1825, Augusta, Me. Physician, Augusta, 1849-62.
d. 7 Mar., 1862.

Charles Henry Emerson, b. 2 Aug., 1818, Parsonsfield, Me. Law-
yer, Boston and Weymouth, Mass., 1849-52. Home missionary,
Washington Co., Me., 1852-54. Pastor, Springfield, Me., Lee, Me.,
and Carroll, Me., 1855-69; Parsonsfield, Me., 1869-70; Creighton,
Neb., 1871-88; Blue Lake, Cal., 1888-91; Port Kenyon, Cal., 1889-



1846 Graduates 127

92; Pope Valley, Cal., 1892-97. Res., St. Helena, Cal.; Tacoma,
Wash.; Seattle, Wash. d. 28 Jan., 1902.

John Samuel Hill Fogg. A.M., 1849; M,D., Harvard, 1850. b. 21
May, 1826, Eliot, Me. Physician, S. Boston, Mass., 18 50-72. Mass.
Leg., 1855. Autograph collector, S. Boston, 1872-93. d. 16 Oct.,
1893.

James William Hanscom. b. 22 Oct., 1827, Eliot, Me. Teacher,
Portland, Me., 1846. Prin., Thornton Acad., Saco, Me., 1847. d. 22
Aug., 1847.

John Haskell. A.M., 1849. b. 11 Feb., 1821, New Gloucester, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1850. Pastor, Dover, Mass., 1850-58; Rayn-
ham, Mass., 1858-64; Revere, Mass., 1865-68; Lisbon, Conn., 1868-
72; Newcastle, Me., 1872-76; Billerica, Mass., 1879-82. Without
charge, Billerica, 1882-95; Gray, Me., 1895-1902. d. 11 May, 1902.

Stephen Abbott Holt. b. 13 Feb., 1820, Norway, Me. Andover
Theol. Sem., 1849. Pastor, Milton, Vt., 1850-52. Lumber merchant,
Boston, Mass., 1853-94. Res., Winchester, Mass., 1853-95. d. 14
Dec, 1895, Boston.

William Francis Jackson. A.M., 1850; M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll.,
1849. b. 15 Nov., 1824, Brunswick, Me. Physician, Gardiner, Me.,
1849-53; Roxbury, Mass., 1853-79. d. 3 Apr., 1879.

Franklin Lafayette Knight. A.M., 1850; D.D., Univ. Md., 1857.
b. 3 Aug., 1824, Portland, Me. Rector, Cecilton, Md., 1853-55;
Kent, Md., 1856-60; Bridgeton, N. J., 1861-66. Prof., Greek, Univ.
of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1866-69. Prin., Episcopal Inst.,
Washington, D. C, 1869-76. d. 28 Apr., 1876.

George Frost Mellen. A.M., 1849; M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll.,
1851. b. 28 Feb., 1826, Durham, N. H. Physician, Satartia, Miss.,
1851-77. Mayor, 1877. Private, C.S.A., 1861-62; Hospital surgeon,
Georgia, 1863-65. d. 23 Feb., 1877.

Donatus Merrill, b. 7 Mar., 1826, Kittery, Me. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1850. Pastor, Westbrook, Me., 1850-52; Bunker Hill, and
Woodburn, 111., 1852-53. d. 17 Aug., 1853, Woodburn, 111.

Moses Leland Morse. A.M., 1849. b. 9 May, 1822, Wilton, Me.
Teacher, Maine, 1846-50. Prin., High Sch., Dover, N. H., 1851-53,
1854-60. Res., Stoneham, Mass., 1860-68. Harvard Law Sch., 1862-
63. Lawyer, Boston, Mass., 1863-73. d. 27 Oct., 1875, Charlestown,
Mass.

Henry On-, b. 23 June, 1823, Brunswick, Me. Lawyer, Bruns-
wick, 1848-85. Judge, Municipal Court, 1853-64. d. 17 Nov., 1888.

William Osgood. A.M., 1851; M.D., 1850. b. 12 Nov., 1825,
North Yarmouth, Me. Physician, North Yarmouth, 1850-94. d. 25
Dec, 1894.

Jairus Ware Perry. L.L.D., 1875. b. 18 Dec, 1821, Casco, Me.
Lawyer, Andover, Mass., 1849-51; Salem, Mass., 1851-77. Overseer,
1872-77. d. 27 Aug., 1877.

Joseph Coffin Pickard. A.M., 1849. b. 7 Sept., 1826, Rowley,
Mass. Prin., Fryeburg Acad., 1846-48. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1852.
Tutor, Illinois Coll., 1852-56. Prof., Mod. Lang., Univ. Wisconsin,
1858-60, 1865-67. Life Ins. Business, 1860-65. Prin., High Sch.,



128 Bowdoin College 1846

Milwaukee, Wis., 1869-73. Prof., Eng. Lit., Univ. Illinois, 1873-89.
Res., Burlingame, Kan., 1891-99; Maywood, 111., 1899-1910. d. 25
Nov., 1910.

Josiah Pierce. A.M., 1849. b. 14 June, 1827, Gorham, Me. Law-
yer, Portland, Me., 1848-55. Sec, U. S. Legation, St. Petersburg,
Russia, 1855-58. Railroad construction, St. Petersburg. Knight of
the Russian Order of St. Anne, 1865. Member Royal Society, Eng-
land. Res., London, Eng.; Wiesbaden, Germany.

William Whitney Rice. LL.D., 1886. b. 7 Mar., 1826, Deerfield,
Mass. Prin., Leicester Acad., Mass., 1847-51. Lawyer, Worcester,
Mass., 1854-96. Judge, Court of Insolvency, 1858. Mayor, 1860.
Mass. Dist. Att'y, 1869-74. Mass. Leg., 1875. Member Congress,
1876-86. Overseer, 1870-96. d. 1 Mar., 1896.

Frederic Dummer Sewall. A.M., 1849. b. 22 Jan., 1826, Bath,
Me. Lawyer, Bath, 1849-61, 1894-97. Capt., U.S.V., 1861; Col.,
19th Me. Inf., 1862; Major, 3d Veteran Reserve Corps, 1863; Col-
onel, 1863-68; Bvt. Brig.-Gen., U.S.V., 1865. U. S. Int. Rev. Service,
1869-94, 1897-1907. d. 16 Dec, 1907, Boston, Mass.

Leonard Downes Shepley. b. 29 Apr., 1826, Saco, Me. Merchant,
Portland, Me., 1848-67. Treas., Portland Water Co., 1867-78. d.
3 Dec, 1878.

Benjamin Galen Snow. A.M., 1849. b. 4 Oct., 1817, Brewer, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1849. Pastor, Pembroke, Me., 1849-50. Mis-
sionary, A.B.C.F.M., Kusaie, and Marshall Islands, Micronesia, 1851-
77. d. 1 May, 1880, Brewer, Me.

Perez Southworth. b. 11 Aug., 1822, Winthrop, Me. Bangor
Theol. Sem. Pastor, Garrettsburg, Ky., 1848-49. d. 15 June, 1849,
near Gallatin, Tenn.

Charles Augustus Spofford. A.M., 1849. b. 12 Jan., 1822, Deer
Isle, Me. U. S. Civil Service, Castine, Me., 1850-54, 1886-90. Law-
yer, Deer Isle, 1857-95. Maine Senate, 1854; Maine Leg., 1849,
1857, 1883; Speaker, 1857. County Att'y, 1871-73. d. 2 July,
1899, Deer Isle.

Thomas Hammond Talbot. A.M., 1871. b. 31 July, 1823, E. Ma-
chias, Me. Harvard Law Sch. Lawyer, Portland, Me., 1850-62;
Boston, Mass., 1872-1907. Lieut.-Col., 18th Me. Vols., 1862-64; Col-
onel, 1864; Bvt. Brig.-Gen., 1865. U. S. Civil Service, Washington,
1865-69. U. S. Asst. Att'y Gen., 1869-71. Res., Brookline, Mass.,
1872-1907. d. 10 Feb., 1907.

James Brown Thornton. A.M., 1849. b. 6 July, 1825, Saco, Me.
Bangor Theol. Sem., Hartford Theol. Sem. Pastor, Scarboro, Me.,
1851-54; Somersworth, N. H, 1854-55; Kennebunkport, Me., 1856-
57; Alton Bay, N. H, 1857-58; St. John, N. B., 1858-61; Dover, N.
H, 1861-64; Hampton, N. H., 1864-65; Milford, Mass., 1865-68.
Res., S. Windsor, Conn., 1868-69; Scarboro, Me., 1869-88. d. 9 Nov.,
1888.

George Barnard Upham. A.M., 1850; M.D., 1850. b. 29 Mar.,
1824, New York City. Physician, Yonkers, N. Y., 1850-89. d. 9
Aug., 1889.

John Anderson Waterman. A.M., 1849. b. 24 June, 1827, Wind-



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ham, Me. Teacher, Dennysville, Me., Alfred, Me., 1846-49. Lawyer,
Gorham, Me., 1849-93. County Treas., 1857-58. Judge of Probate,
1863-76. Overseer, 1880-92. d. 6 Mar., 1893.

Edwin Bonaparte Webb. A.M., 1849; D.D., 1877; also Williams,
1865. b. 19 Jan., 1820, Newcastle, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1850.
Pastor, Augusta, Me., 1850-60; Boston, Mass., 1860-85. Res.,
Wellesley, Mass., 1886-1901. Overseer, 1856-71; Trustee, 1871-
1901; and Vice-Pres. of the Board, 1894-1901. Pres., Trustees,
Hartford Theol. Sem. d. 20 May, 1901.

Samuel Jameson Witherbee. b. 18 Jan., 1826, Machias, Me.
Teacher, Laurel, Del. d. June, 1862.

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Class of 1847

Walter Bingham Alden. b. 4 Apr., 1827, Belfast, Me. Lawyer,
Belfast, 1849-53. Merchant, New York City, 1853-75. Res., Bel-
fast, Me., 1875-93. d. 9 Sept., 1893.

William Melville Baker, b. 4 July, 1822, Phippsburg, Me. Ban-
gor Theol. Sem. Prin., Lewiston Falls Acad., Me., Bridgton Acad.,
Me., Putnam Free Sch., Newburyport, Mass., 1848-57. Teacher,
Quincy, 111., 1857-61. Chaplain, 97th 111. Vols., 1861-64. Asst. State
Supt. Schs., Illinois, 1865-68. Prof., Eng. Lit., Univ. Illinois, 1868-
73. d. 16 Apr., 1873, Champaign, 111.

Charles Woodbury Barrett. A.M., 1852. b. 22 Nov., 1826, Port-
land, Me. Civil engineer, Atlantic and St. Lawrence R. R., Portland.
d. 8 May, 1866.

Samuel Augustus Bickford. b. 21 Oct., 1823, Skowhegan, Me.
Lawyer, Anson, Me., 1850-51. Mining, Australia and New Zealand,
1852-67. Res., Skowhegan, Me., 1867-96. Sheriff, Somerset Co.,
1881-85. Insurance business, 1886-96. d. 17 Sept., 1896.

Alvin Boody. A.M., 1850. b. 23 July, 1820, Jackson, Me. Prin.,
Lewiston Falls Acad., 1847-49; Fryeburg Acad. Business, Hudson,
Wis., 1856-58. d. 6 Oct., 1858.

Jonathan Greenleaf Eveleth. A.M., 1850. b. 8 May, 1821, New
Gloucester, Me. Prin., Liberal Inst., Norway, Me., 1848-50. Har-
vard Law Sch., 1853-54. Lawyer, New York City, 1854-59. Petro-
leum business, Titusville, Penn., 1859-61. d. 10 Dec, 1861, New
York City.

Samuel Archer Eveleth. A.M., 1850. b. 5 Jan., 1826, Windham,
Me. Teacher, Maine, 1847-50. Lawyer, Windham, Me., 1854-56.
d. 1 Apr., 1856.

Henry Fossett. b. 4 Feb., 1824, Strong, Me. Teacher, Stanford,
Ky., 1850-52; Centreville, Tex., 1853-56. Lawyer, Meridian, Tex.,
1856-81. County Judge. Major, frontier service, 1863-65. d. 15
July, 1881.

Samuel Wesley Hatch. b. 17 Dec, 1826, Bowdoinham, Me.
Teacher, Winthrop, Me., 1847. Prin., High Sch., Hallowell, Me.,
1848-49. Teacher, Jeffersonville, Ga., 1850-54; McDonough, Ga.,
1854-58; Augusta, Ga., 1858-60; Jeffersonville, Ga., 1860-64. d. 10
Apr., 1864.



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Ebenezer Stevens Jordan. A.M., 1850. b. 11 Sept., 1819, Ray-
mond, Me. Prin., Limerick Acad., Me., 1848-50; Lewiston Falls
Acad., 1853-54. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1855. Pastor, Wilton, N. H.,
1856-59; Cumberland, Me., 1859-69, 1886-88; Bethel, Me., 1871-72;
Brownfield, Me., 1874-85. Without charge, Exeter, N. H., 1872-74;
New Gloucester, Me., 1888-90. d. 7 Jan., 1890.

John Dennys Kilby. b. 26 Aug., 1826, Dennysville, Me. Medical
student, d. 19 Sept., 1849, Bangor, Me.

Edwin Leonard. A.M., 1850. b. 11 Nov., 1826, Brewer, Me. Ban-
gor Theol. Sem., 1850. Pastor, Milton, Mass., 1852-60; Rochester,
Mass., 1861-68; S. Dartmouth, Mass., 1869-76; Morris, Conn., 1876-
92; Dover, Mass., 1892-98. Without charge, Melrose, Mass., 1898-
1908. d. 22 May, 1908.

Charles Edward McDougall. A.M., 1850; M.D., Pennsylvania
Coll., 1853. b. 4 July, 1830, Athens, Penn. Teacher, Wetumpka,
Ala., 1847-49; Montgomery, Ala., 1849-50. Physician, Montgomery
Co., Ala., 1854-56; Milton, Fla., 1858-76. Minister, Milton, Fla.,
1876-87; Rector, 1887-.

William Colburn Marshall, b. 17 Aug., 1827, Belfast, Me. Law-
yer, Racine, Wis., 1851-61. Mercantile business, Belfast, Me., 1861-
1906. Mayor, 1871-74. U. S. Coll. Customs, 1879-87. State Asses-
sor, 1895-1900. Overseer, 1872-1902. d. 29 Oct., 1906.

George Jarvis Means. A.M., 1850. b. 29 Mar., 1827, Augusta,
Me. Andover Theol. Sem., 1850-53. Missionary, Amer. S. S. Union,
Tenn., 1853-56; Agent, Rochester, N. Y., 1856-58. Pastor, Perry
Centre, N. Y., 1858-63; Howells, N. Y., 1863-77. Without charge,
Augusta, Me., 1877-79. d. 30 May, 1879.

Charles Benjamin Merrill. A.M., 1850; LL.B., Harvard, 1849. b.
14 Apr., 1827, Portland, Me. Lawyer, Portland, 1849-62. Lieut.-
Col., 17th Me. Vols., 1862-64. Manufacturer, Westbrook, Me., 1866-
81. Commander, Loyal Legion, Me., 1887-89. Res., Portland, Me.,
1864-91. d. 5 Apr., 1891.

Franklin Benjamin Merrill. M.D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1852. b.
16 Feb., 1825, Buxton, Me. Teacher, Garrettsburg, Ky., 1847-49.
Physician, Alfred, Me., 1852-99. d. 2 May, 1899.

Samuel Newell Merrill, b. 16 Apr., 1819, Conway, N. H. Teacher,
Westbrook, Me., Lowell, Mass., 1847-51. Lawyer, Lowell, Mass.,
1854-62; Tehama, Cal., 1863-82. d. 22 Feb., 1882.

Isaac Stevens Metcalf. A.M., 1850. b. 29 Jan., 1822, Royalston,
Mass. Civil engineer, Vt. and Mass. R. R., 1847-50; N. H. Central
R. R., 1850-51; Illinois Central R. R., 1851-55. Res., Elyria, O.,
1856-98. d. 19 Feb., 1898.

Henry Baker Neil. A.M., 1850. b. 21 Dec, 1827, Skowhegan, Me.
Mercantile business, Skowhegan, 1847-51. Mining, Australia, 1851-
66; Montana, 1866-68. Mercantile business, Tie Siding, Wyo., 1868-
1910. Res., Laramie, Wyo. d. 9 Mar., 1912.

Joseph O'Brien, b. 19 Feb., 1828, Machias, Me. Lawyer, Machias,
1850-55. Mercantile business, Machias, 1855-69. d. 16 Oct., 1869.

George Stevens Peters, b. 2 June, 1826, Ellsworth, Me. Lawyer,



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Ellsworth, 1849-81. Judge, Municipal Court, 1873-74. d. 6 Oct.,
1881.

Samuel John Pike. A.M., 1850. b. 15 Apr., 1828, Newburyport,
Mass. Tutor, Latin and Mathematics, 1853. Prin., High Sch., Law-
rence, Mass.; Somerville, Mass. d. 5 Nov., 1861, Boston, Mass.

George Nelson Richardson, b. 27 Nov., 1827, Eastport, Me. Har-
vard Div. Sch. Pastor, Westboro, Mass., 1865-68. d. 11 Sept., 1870,
Worcester, Mass.

John Cotton Smith. A.M., 1850; D.D., Columbia, 1862. b. 4
Aug., 1826, Andover, Mass. Gambier Theol. Sem., Ohio, 1850. Rec-
tor, Bangor, Me., 1850-52; Boston, Mass., 1852-60; Church of the
Ascension, New York City, 1860-82. d. 9 Jan., 1882.

Albion Parris Spinney, b. 4 July, 1825, Eliot, Me. Teacher, Potts-
ville Acad., Penn. Lawyer and banker, Ashland, Pa., 1856-1903. d.
8 Dec, 1903.

Anson Gancello Stanchfleld. b. 7 Sept., 1822, Leeds, Me. Law-
yer, Hallowell, Me., 1850-71; Boston, Mass., 1871-1910. Res., New-
ton, Mass., Maiden, Mass., Everett, Mass. d. 8 June, 1910.

Charles Henry Wheeler. A.M. b. 11 June, 1831, Salem, Mass.
Teacher, Westford Acad., Mass., 1850. Harvard Div. Sch., 1854.
Pastor, Peabody, Mass., 1854-62; Winchendon, Mass., 1865-88. d.
30 June, 1888.

Crosby Howard Wheeler. D.D., 1887. b. 8 Sept., 1823, Hampden,
Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1852 . Pastor, Warren, Me., 1852-56.
Missionary, A.B.C.F.M., Harpoot, Armenia, 1857-96. Pres., Eu-
phrates Coll., Harpoot, Armenia, 1878-93. d. 11 Oct., 1896, Auburn-
dale, Mass.

Henry Donald Whitcomb. b. 19 Feb., 1826, Eastport, Me. Civil
engineer, Atlantic and St. Lawrence R. R., and Portland and Ken-
nebec R. R., Me., 1847-49; Chesapeake and Ohio R. R., Richmond,
Va., 1849-55. Chief engineer, C. & O. R. R., 1855-74. Major, C.S.A.
U. S. Engineer, 1874-80, 1893-1900. Railroad construction, 1880-



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