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Elias Osgood Libby. b. 17 Aug., 1829, Limerick, Me. Publisher,
Boston, Mass. d. 31 Oct., 1860, New Orleans, La.

William Martin Luther Marshall. A.M., 1854. b. 12 Oct., 1827,
Hallowell, Me. Lawyer, Baltimore, Md. d. 1863.

John Cummings Merrill. M.D., Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y., 1854.
b. 3 Nov., 1831, Portland, Me. Physician, Lewiston, Me.; St. Paul,
Mo.; Natchez, Miss.; Portland, Me., 1866-96. Res., Portland, 1896-
1900. Surgeon, 1st and 26th Miss. Regts., C.S.A., 1862-65. d. 8
Aug., 1900.

William Oliver Otis. A.M., 1854. b. 18 Dec, 1831, Hallowell, Me.
Teacher and lawyer, Austin, Tex. Soldier, C.S.A. d. 13 Mar., 1889,
Terrell, Tex.

William Henry Owen. A.M., I860; LL.B., Columbia, 1861. b. 5
Feb., 1830, Brookhaven, N. Y. Teacher, Miss, and Tenn., 1851-53.
Civil engineer, Tenn., 1853-58. 1st Lieut., 3d Me. Vols., 1861; Cap-
tain, 1861; Lieut.-Col., 1863; Colonel, 1864. Lawyer, Washington,
D. C, 1865-68. Civil engineer, 1869-1903. U. S. Quartermaster
Dept., 1877-1903. d. 31 Dec, 1903, Washington.

William Alfred Packard. A.M., 1854; also Dartmouth, 1864;
Ph.D., Hamilton, 1868; D.D., 1894. b. 26 Aug., 1830, Brunswick,
Me. Tutor, Greek and Mathematics, 1853-54; Inst., Modern Lan-
guages, 1859. Andover Theol. Sem., 1857. Prof., Mod. Lang., Dart-
mouth, 1859-63; Prof., Greek, Dartmouth, 1863-70. Prof., Latin,
Princeton, 1870-1906; Prof., Emeritus, 1906-09. d. 2 Dec, 1909.

George Adams Pollard. A.M., 1854. b. 18 Aug., 1830, Hallowell,
Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1854. Missionary, A.B.C.F.M., Eastern
Turkey, 1855-67. Res., Salem, Mass., 1867-70. Pastor, Cooper,
Mich., 1870-71; Glen Arbor, Mich., 1871-74; Alpine, Mich., 1874-78.
Without charge, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1878-.

Charles Wentworth Roberts. A.M., 1854. b. 22 Oct., 1828, Old
Town, Me. Lumber merchant, Bangor, Me., 1851-61, 1864-77.
Lieut.-Col., 2d Me. Vols., 1861, Colonel, 1862. Bvt. Brig.-Gen., 1865.



1851-52 Graduates 141

Bank cashier, Bangor, 1877-87. U. S. Coll. Customs, Bangor, 1887-
91. Res., Bangor, 1891-98. d. 23 Mar., 1898.

William Scott Southgate. A.M., 1854; D.D., 1889; also St. John's
Coll., 1889. b. 10 Apr., 1831, Portland, Me. Gen. Theol. Sem.,
1855. Rector, Brattleboro, Vt., 1856-60; Litchfield, Conn., 1860-63;
Annapolis, Md., 1869-99. d. 21 May, 1899.

Joseph Ashur Ware. b. 30 Aug., 1832, Portland, Me. Lawyer,
Portland, 1853-56. Editor and lawyer, Washington, D. C. U. S.
Civil Service, Washington, D. C. d. 25 May, 1874.

Henry Willis. A.M., 1854; LL.B., Harvard, 1854. b. 5 June,
1831, Portland, Me. Lawyer, Portland, 1854-68. d. 16 Mar., 1868.

Joseph Charles Augustus Wingate. A.M., 1854. b. 16 Nov., 1830,
Stratham, N. H. Lawyer, Concord, N. H., 1855-58. Bank cashier,
Concord, 1858-62. U. S. consul, Swatow, China, 1863-75; Foochow,
China, 1880-89. N. H. Leg., 1897-99. N. H. Const. Conv., 1902.
Res., Stratham, N. H., 1875-80, 1890-1905. d. 11 Mar., 1905, Win-
chester, Mass.

23— *19

Class of 1852

George Franklin Allen. A.M., 1855. b. 30 June, 1828, Wolfboro,
N. H. Harvard Div. Sch., 1855. Sup't, Children's Mission Home,
Boston, Mass. d. 17 Mar., 1860.

Jesse Franklin Butterfleld. b. 30 May, 1825, Farmington, Me.
Teacher, Augusta, Me., Foxcroft, Me., 1852-56. Prin., High Sch.,
Piqua, O., 1856-60. Teacher, Minneapolis, Minn., 1860-68. d. 24
Sept., 1868, E. Minneapolis, Minn.

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. A.M., 1855; LL.D., 1869; also
Coll. Penn., 1866. b. 8 Sept., 1828, Brewer, Me. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1855. Instructor, Logic and Natural Theology, 1855-56; Pro-
fessor, Rhetoric and Oratory, 1856-61, 1865-66; Modern Languages,
1861-65; President, 1871-83, and Prof., Mental and Moral Philoso-
phy, 1874-79, and Lecturer, Political Science and Public Law, 1879-
85; Trustee, 1867-. Lieut.-Col., 20th Me. Vols., 1862; Col., 1863;
Brig.-Gen., 1864; Bvt. Maj.-Gen., 1865. Governor of Maine, 1867-
70. Pres., Florida West Coast Improvement Co., 1888-92. U. S.
Surveyor of Customs, District of Portland, 1900-. Res., Brunswick,
Me., and Portland, Me.

Charles Chesley. b. 12 Apr., 1827, Wakefield, N. H. Teacher, W.
Chester, Penn., 1853-55. Lawyer, Wakefield, N. H, 1856-65.
County Att'y. U. S. Civil Service, Treas. Dept., 1865-71. U. S. Solic-
itor Internal Revenue, 1871-88. Res., Washington, D. C, 1865-1909.
d. 25 Feb., 1909.

John White Chickering. A.M., 1855. b. 11 Sept., 1831, Bolton,
Mass. Teacher, Bucksport, Me., Foxcroft, Me., 1853-54; Corinna,
Me., Portland, Me., 1854-55; Ovid, N. Y., 1855-58. Bangor Theol.
Sem., 1860. Pastor, Springfield, Vt., 1860-63; Exeter, N. H, 1865-
70. Sec'y, Vermont Bible Soc'y, 1863-65. Prof., Nat. Hist., National
Deaf Mute Coll., Washington, D. C, 1870-1900; Prof. Emeritus,
1900-.



142 Bowdoin College 1852

James Deering Fessenden. b. 28 Sept., 1833, Portland, Me. Har-
vard Law Sen. Lawyer, Portland, 1854-61, 1865-82. Maine Leg.,
1872-74. U. S. Register Bankruptcy, 1867-78. Capt., 2d U. S.
Sharpshooters, 1861; Colonel, 1862; Brig.-Gen., 1864; Bvt. Major-
Gen., 1865. d. 18 Nov., 1882, Portland.

John Holmes Goodenow. A.M., 1855. b. 25 Sept., 1832, Alfred,
Me. Lawyer, Alfred, 1855-64. Maine Leg., 1859; Pres., Maine
Senate, 1861-62. U. S. Consul Gen., Constantinople, 1864-76. Res.,
Saco, Me., 1876-85; New York City, 1885-1906. Overseer, 1879-
1906. d. 29 July, 1906, Atlantic City, N. J.

Joseph Dana Howard. A.M., 1855. b. 15 July, 1833, Limerick,
Me. Lawyer, Portland. Teaching and literary work, New York
City. d. 15 Jan., 1872.

Bezaleel Freeman Kendall. A.M., 1861. b. 7 Oct., 1827, Bethel,
Me. Lawyer and editor, Olympia, Wash. Supt., Indian Affairs,
Washington Territory, 1861-63. d. 7 Jan., 1863.

John Walker May. b. 21 Jan., 1828, Winthrop, Me. Lawyer, Win-
throp, 1855-63; Auburn, Me., 1863-99. U. S. Register Bankruptcy,
1873-78. d. 29 Aug., 1899, Brunswick, Me.

Lewis Pierce. A.M., 1855; LL.B., Harvard, 1855. b. 15 Apr.,
1832, Gorham, Me. Lawyer, Portland, Me., 1855-. Maine Leg.,
1878. U. S. Referee in Bankruptcy, 1905-11.

Dana Boardman Putnam. A.M., 1868; M.D. Georgia Med. Coll.,
1854; also Jefferson Med. Coll., 1855. b. 19 Sept., 1825, Rumford,
Me. Teacher, Ipswich, Mass., Predonia, Ala., 1852-54. Physician,
LaGrange, Ga., 1855-68; Boston, Mass., 1868-81. d. 11 Feb., 1881.

Albion Quincy Randall. A.M., 1856. b. 23 Feb., 1828, Bowdoin-
ham, Me. Teacher, Richmond, Me. Prin., North Yarmouth Acad.,
1855-61. Teacher, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Richmond, Me., 1861-77.
d. 30 Mar., 1878.

Henry Stone. A.M., 1855. b. 17 Aug., 1830, Andover, Me. Har-
vard Div. Sch., 1860. Journalist, Portland, Me., 1854-57; New York
City, 1857-59. Pastor, Fond du Lac, Wis., 1861. Lieut., 1st Wis.
Vols., 1861; Captain, 1863; Lieut.-Col., 1865; Bvt. Col., 1865.
Judge, Police Court, Nashville, Tenn., 1866-69. Chief of Division,
Census Bureau, Washington, D. C, 1870-72. Editor, Poor's R. R.
Manual, N. Y. City, 1872-81. Res., Boston, Mass., 1881-96. Mass.
Board Lunacy and Charity, 1889-94. d. 18 Jan., 1896.

George Harward Theobald. M.D., 1854. b. 1 Feb., 1830, Dres-
den, Me. Shipbuilding, Richmond. Bank president, Richmond,
1880-1910. Res., Richmond.

Walter Wells. A.M. b. 17 Nov., 1832, Salisbury, N. H. Prin.,
High Sch., Augusta, Me., 1853-54. Lecturer and literary work, 1855-
65. Sec'y, Maine Hydrographic Survey, 1867-69. Sec'y, Nat'l Assn.
Cotton Manfrs., 1869-70. Literary work, Portland, Me., 1871-81. d.
21 Apr., 1881.

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1853 Graduates 143

Class of 1853

Jonathan Edwards Adams. A.M., 1856; D.D., 1888. b. 29 Apr.,
1822, Woolwich, Me. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1858. Pastor, Boothbay,
Me., 1858-59; New Sharon, Me., 1859-64; Searsport, Me., 1864-77.
Sec'y, Maine Home Miss. Soc'y, 1876-95. Overseer, 1889-1901. Res.,
Bangor, Me. d. 19 Jan., 1901.

William Carruthers. A.M., 1856. b. 9 July, 1833, Liverpool, Eng.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1856. Pastor, Sandwich, Mass., 1857-60; Cam-
bridge, Mass., 1861-66; Danvers, Mass., 1866-68; Calais, Me., 1868-
75; Pittsfield, Mass., 1875-78; Fairhaven, Mass., 1878-86; Richmond
Hill, N. Y., 1886-89. Without charge, Fairhaven and New Bedford,
Mass., 1890-93; Holyoke, Mass., 1894-1900; Fairhaven, Mass., 1901-
05. d. 11 Aug., 1905, Portland, Me.

John Leland Crosby. A.M., 1882. b. 17 May, 1834, Bangor, Me.
Merchant, Bangor, 1855-71. City Assessor, 1871-73. City Treas.,
1873-93. Treas., Bangor Savings Bank, 1893-1908. Overseer,
1888-1908. d. 31 July, 1908.

Ephraim Chamberlain Cummings. A.M., 1856. b. 2 Sept., 1825,
Albany, Me. Prin., High Sch., Augusta, Me. Tutor, Latin and
Mathematics, 1854-55. Bangor Theol. Sem., 1857. Pastor, Brewer,
Me., 1857-60; St. Johnsbury, Vt., 1860-69. Chaplain, 15th Vt. Vols.,
1862-63. Prof., Mental and Moral Philosophy, 1872-73. Literary
work, Portland, Me., 1873-97. d. 14 Dec, 1897.

Henry Richards Downes. A.M., 1856. b. 17 Sept., 1832, Calais,
Me. Harvard Law Sch., 1854-55. Lawyer, Sioux City, Iowa, 1856-
58; Presque Isle, Me., 1858-83. Judge of Probate, 1869-81. d. 24
Oct., 1883.

William Paley Drew. A.M., 1856. b. 11 Nov., 1829, Augusta, Me.
Prof., Anc. Lang., Tufts Coll., 1854-57. Literary work, 1857-60.
Maine Civil Service, Augusta, 1860-63. U. S. Civil Service, Washing-
ton, D. C, 1864-72. U. S. Bank Examiner, 1872-90. Librarian,
Lansdowne, Penn., 1905-12. Res., Lansdowne, 1890-12.

Charles Drummond. b. 11 July, 1831, Phippsburg, Me. d. 28
Aug., 1853, North Conway, N. H.

James Wallace Emery. A.M., 1856. b. 7 Feb., 1829, Buxton, Me.
Teacher, Texas, 1854-55, 1857-98. Prin., Limington Acad., Me.,
1856. Res., Bunker Hill, Tex., 1857-60, 1862-71; Comanche Co.,
Tex., 1860-62; Kaufman, Tex., 1872-85; Fort Worth, Tex.; Dallas,
Tex.; Roby, Tex. d. 3 Oct., 1902.

Marcellus Emery. A.M., 1856. b. 24 July, 1830, Frankfort, Me.
Prin., High Sch., Gardiner, Me., 1853-55. Teacher, Woodville, Miss.
Lawyer and editor, Bangor, Me., 1857-62. Editor, Bangor, 1863-79.
d. 23 Feb., 1879.

Stephen Foss. A.M., 1856; M.D., Harvard, 1859. b. 20 June,
1825, New Portland, Me. Dentist, Halifax, N. S., 1854-58. Physi-
cian, Boston, Mass., Havana, Cuba, 1859-61. Acting Asst. Surgeon,
U.S.N., 1862. Physician, Cincinnati, O., 1861-71; St. Mary's, Kan.,
1871-85. Res., Brooklyn, N. Y., 1885-1901. d. 31 July, 1901.

Melville Weston Fuller. A.M., 1856; LL.D., 1888; also Northwest-



144 Bowdoin College 1853

ern, 1888; Harvard, 1891; Yale, 1901; Dartmouth, 1901. b. 11
Feb., 1833, Aususta, Me. Harvard Law Sch., 1854-55. Lawyer, Au-
gusta, 1855-56; Chicago, 111., 1856-88. Illinois Const. Conv., 1861-
62. Illinois Leg., 1863. Chief Justice of the United States, 1888-
1910. Member Tribunal Arbitration, Great Britain and Venezuela.
Overseer, 1875-79; Trustee, 1894-1910. d. 4 July, 1910, Sorrento,
Me.

Henry Clay Goodenow. A.M., 1865. b. 23 June, 1834, Alfred,
Me. Lawyer, Biddeford, Me., 1856-58; Lewiston, Me., 1858-66.
Merchant, Bangor, Me., 1866-69. Lawyer, Bangor, 1869-95. Judge,
Municipal Court, 1873-80. d. 28 June, 1895.

George Stone Kimball. A.M., 1856. b. 2 Jan., 1833, Gardiner,
Me. Lawyer, Stillwater, Minn., 1858-60. Lieut., 1st Me. Cav., 1861.
d. 19 June, 1863, Aldie, Va.

Woodbury Fogg Langdon. b. 1 Feb., 1830, Rumney, N. H. Mer-
cantile business, Wasioja, Minn., 1855-68; Mankato, Minn., 1868-70;
Plymouth, N. H., 18 70-.

William Miltimore McArthur. b. 7 July, 1832, Limington, Me.
Lawyer, Limington, Me. Capt., 8th Me. Vols., 1861; Bvt. Brig.-Gen.,
1865. Maine Leg., 1867; Senate, 1869. Farming, Limington, Me.,
1866-.

Joseph McKeen. A.M., 1856; M.D., 1856. b. 15 Oct., 1832,
Brunswick, Me. Acting Asst. Surg., U. S. Vols., 1862. Physician,
Topsham, Me., 1856-81. d. 15 Jan., 1881.

Kingman Fogg Page. A.M., 1856. b. 10 Oct., 1831, Rochester, N.
H. Lawyer. U. S. Civil Service, Washington, D. C, 1854-58. Con-
tractor, Washington, D. C, 1858-64. Capitalist, New York City,
1866-85. d. 22 Apr., 1885.

David Marks Place, b. 4 Feb., 1832, Strafford, N. H. Merchant,
Boston, Mass., 1853-61, 1866-71. 32d Mass. Vols., 1861-65. Book-
keeper, Lynn, Mass., 1871-90. Res., Chelsea, Mass., 1890-1900. d.
13 Mar., 1900.

Jeremiah Evarts Pond. b. 23 June, 1831, Cambridgeport, Mass.
Bangor Theol. Sem., 1856. Pastor, Neenah, Wis., 1858-61; Platte-
ville, Wis., 1861-72; Hampden, Me., 1872-76; Milltown, N. B., 1876-
78; Warren, Me., 1879-85; Alfred, Me., 1885-86. d. 14 Feb., 1886.

Luther Puffer, b. 11 Sept., 1833, Sudbury, Mass. Law student.
d. 27 Oct., 1854, Giafton, N. H.

Thaddeus Roberts Simonton. A.M., 1856. b. 27 Sept., 1829, Cam-
den, Me. Lawyer, Camden, 1855-1903. County Att'y. Maine Sen-
ate, 1885-86. Editor, 1882-90. d. 30 Apr., 1903.

John Barrett Southgate. A.M., 1856. b. 25 July, 1833, Portland,
Me. Gen. Theol. Sem., N. Y., 1857. Rector, Lewiston, Me., 1857-
58; Hallowell, Me., 1858-59; Saco, Me, 1860-61. d. 7 Feb., 1862,
Scarboro, Me.

John Franklin Spalding. A.M., 1856; D.D., 1894; also Trinity,
1874. b. 25 Aug., 1828, Belgrade, Me. Gen. Theol. Sem., 1857.
Rector, Old Town, Me., 1857-59; Lee, Mass., 1859-60; Providence,



1853-54 Graduates 145

R. I., 1860-62; Erie, Penn., 1862-73. Bishop of Colorado, 1873-
1902. d. 9 Mar., 1902, Erie, Penn.

William Henry Todd. A.M., 1856; M.D., Edinburgh, 1857. b. 19'
June, 1832, Milltown, N. B. Physician, Milltown, N. B., 1857-62;
St. Stephen, N. B., 1862-94. Bank president, 1885-94. Overseer,.
1867-85. d. 7 Oct., 1894.

Francis Everett Webb. b. 13 Mar., 1829, Winthrop, Me. Tutor,
Greek, 1854-55. Lawyer, Winthrop, 1856-69. Maine Leg., 1861,
1865. State Bank Commissioner, 1866-67. d. 20 Nov., 1869.

William Adolphus Wheeler. A.M., 1856; also Harvard, 1871. b.
14 Nov., 1833, Leicester, Mass. Teacher, Marlboro, Mass., 1853;
Northfield, Mass., 1854. Prin., Partridge Acad., Duxbury, Mass.,
1854-56. Literary work, 1856-68. Asst. Supt, Boston Public Li-
brary, 1868-74. d. 28 Oct., 1874, Boston, Mass.

26 — *23

Class of 1854

George Washington Bartlett. b. 19 Feb., 1828, Litchfield, Me.
Harvard Div. Sch., 1857. Pastor, Augusta, Me., 1858-60. Chaplain,
14th Me. Vols., 1861-63; 1st Me. Cavalry, 1864. d. 2 June, 1864,
Cold Harbor Road, Va.

William Morrison Hartley. A.M., 1857. b. 9 May, 1833, Hamp-
stead, N. H. Rector, Alabama, d. 3 Dec, 1862, Winchester, Tenn.

David Thaxter Bradford, b. 14 Aug., 1828, Yarmouth, Me. Teach-
er, Charleston, Me., Mount Joy, Penn., Lancaster, Penn., Havana,
111., Kewanee, 111., 1854-72. Music-dealer, Atchison, Kan., 1872-90;
Kansas City, Kan., 1890-1905. Res., Kansas City, Mo. d. 15 May,
1910.

Henry Purchis Brown. A.M., 1858. b. 19 Oct., 1830, Baldwin,
Me. Prin., Cherryfield Acad., Me., 1854-56. Teacher, Fond du Lac,
Wis., 1856-59; Waupun, Wis., 1859-61; Ripon, Wis., 1861-63. Mer-
cantile business, Fond du Lac, Wis., 1863-72. Res., Fond du Lac,
1872-90. d. 21 Sept., 1890.

Charles Peleg Chandler. A.M., 1857; LL.B., Harvard, 1857. b. 4
Jan., 1835, Foxcroft, Me. Lawyer, Boston, Mass., 1857-60. Major,.
1st Mass. Vols., 1861. d. 30 June, 1862, Malvern Hill, Va.

John Frederic Deane. b. 3 Sept., 1834, Bangor, Me. Prin., High
Sch., Augusta, Me., 1854-55; Bangor, 1855-59. Teacher, Texas.
Teacher and lawyer, New Orleans, La. Clerk, Louisiana Supreme
Court, d. 2 Jan., 1872.

John Abbot Douglass. A.M., 1857; M.D., Columbia, 1861. b. 20
Oct., 1829, Waterford, Me. Teacher, Newburyport, Mass., 1854-56;
Marblehead, Mass., 1856-58. Physician, Waltham, Mass., 1861-62.
Asst. Surg., 11th Mass. Vols., 1862; Surgeon, 1863. Physician,
Amesbury, Mass., 18 65-.

Henry Dunlap. A.M., 1857; LL.B., Albany, 1858. b. 16 Nov.,
1834, Brunswick, Me. Lawyer, New York City, 1858-67. U. S.
Civil Service, Washington, D. C, 1867-88. d. 27 Apr., 1888.

Ambrose Eastman. A.M., 1857. b. 18 Apr., 1834, Yarmouth, Me.
Teacher, Patten, Me., 1854-55; N. Brookfield, Mass., Southbridge,
Mass., 1856-57. Lawyer, Saco, Me., 1858-60; Boston, Mass., 1860-
io



146 Bowdoin College 1854

1903. Treas., New Eng. Cotton Manuf'r's Assn., 1865-94. d. 10
Apr., 1903.

James Bonaparte Farrington. A.M., 1857; M.D., Rush Med. Coll.,
1861. b. 3 Jan., 1831, Rochester, N. H. Physician, Jefferson, Wis.,
1862-63; Salinas City, Cal., 1868-83. Asst. Surgeon, 11th Mo. Infy.,
1864-65; U.S.C.T., 1865. d. 22 Mar., 1883.

Samuel Freeman. A.M., 1859; M.D., 1857. b. 17 Mar., 1830,
Limerick, Me. Druggist, Chelsea, Mass., 1858-1908. Mass. Leg.,
1867-68. Res., Everett, Mass., 1868-.

Jeremiah Howard Gilman. A.M., 1865. b. 11 Nov., 1831, Thom-
aston, Me. U. S. Military Acad., 1856. Lieut., 1st U. S. Art'y, 1856.
Capt., U.S.A., 1861; Bvt. Major, 1862; Bvt. Lieut.-Col., 1862; Major,
1884; Lieut.-Col., 1894; retired, 1895; Colonel, retired, 1904. Res.,
Washington, D. C; New York City. d. 26 Aug., 1909, Manhattan
Beach, N. Y.

Harrison Gray. b. 18 Oct., 1827, Dan vers, Mass. Lawyer, Dan-
vers. d. 13 Feb., 1878.

Council Greeley. A.M., 1857. b. 20 Mar., 1825, Dover, Me.
Teacher, E. Raymond, Me., 1854; Orono, Me., 1855; Bangor, Me.,
1856-57. Lawyer, Dover, Me., 1857-59; Quincy, 111., 1859-72; Chi-
cago, 111., 1872-98. Res., Chicago, 1872-.

James Lewis Hatch, b. 13 Feb., 1832, New Gloucester, Me.
Journalist, Charleston, S. C. d. 25 Sept., 1858.

Charles Melvin Herrin. A.M., 1857. b. 9 Nov., 1834, Houlton,
Me. Lawyer, Houlton. d. 9 May, 1876.

Warren Johnson. A.M., 1857. b. 24 Dec, 1830, Farmington, Me.
Prin., Foxcroft Acad., Me., 1854-55. Tutor, Latin and Mathematics,
1855-57. Prin., Franklin Sch., Topsham, Me., 1857-68. State Supt.
Schools, Maine, 1868-76. Supt., Schools, Newton, Mass., 1876-77.
d. 28 Apr., 1877.

Edwin Sewall Lenox. A.M.; M.D., 1859. b. 19 Feb., 1830, New-
castle, Me. Physician, Boston, Mass. Inventor and manufacturer,
Worcester, Mass. d. 7 Jan., 1895.

Daniel Clark Linscott. A.M., 1857. b. 17 Mar., 1828, Jefferson,
Me. Teacher, Chelsea, Mass., 1854-59. Lawyer, Boston, Mass.,
1860-1910. Overseer, 1894-1910. d. 19 Nov., 1910.

George Washington McLellan. A.M., 1857. b. 11 June, 1826,
Monmouth, Me. Prin., Litchfield Liberal Inst., Me., 1854-55; Mon-
mouth Acad., Me., 1856-57. Teacher and Supt. Schs., Poughkeepsie,
N. Y., 1857-64, 1865-69. Lumber manufacturer and teacher, San
Jose, Cal. d. 11 Feb., 1883, Red Bank, N. J.

Henry Nettleton Merrill, b. 23 Mar., 1827, Norway, Me. Lawyer,
Haverhill, Mass., 1856-1905. City solicitor, 1876-83. Asso. Justice,
Haverhill Court, 1878-1905. Judge, Dist. Court, 1905. d. 25 Apr.,
1905.

Joseph Edward Merrill. A.M., 1906. b. 8 Dec, 1832, Yarmouth,
Me. Merchant, Boston, Mass., 1854-68. Treas., New Eng. News Co.,
1868-78. Res., Newton, Mass., 1882-1909. d. 9 Jan., 1909.

Benjamin Franklin Morrison, b. 9 Apr., 1832, Farmington, Me.
Teacher, Winthrop, Me., 1853-54; Lynn, Mass., 1854-58; Nantucket,



1854 Graduates 147

Mass., 1858-62; Weston, Mass., 1862-64; Placerville and San Jose,
Cal., 1864-65; Medford, Mass., 1866-.

James Ripley Osgood. A.M., 1857. b. 22 Feb., 1836, Fryeburg,
Me. Publisher, Boston, Mass., 1855-85. Representative, Harper
Bros., London, Eng., 1885-92. Publisher, London, 1890-92. d. 18
May, 1892.

William Wirt Pendergast. A.M., 1893. b. 31 Jan., 1833, Dur-
ham, N. H. Teacher, Amesbury, Mass., 1854-55; Hutchinson, Minn.,
1856-70. Judge of Probate. County Supt. Schools, 1870-78. Asst.
State Supt. Public Instruction, 1881-88. Prin., School of Agricul-
ture, Univ. Minn., 1888-93. State Supt., Public Instruction, 1893-99.
Res., Hutchinson, Minn. d. 17 July, 1903.

John Owen Robinson. A.M., 1857. b. 7 July, 1832, Thomaston,
Me. Lawyer, Thomaston, 1857-63; Schuylkill Co., Penn., 1863-74.
Pres., coal company. Lawyer, Thomaston, Me., 1874-1900. County
Att'y, 1880-84. Maine Leg., 1880. Lawyer, Seattle, Wash., 1900-.

John Wesley Simonds. A.M., 1857. b. 10 May, 1829, Franklin,
N. H. Prin., High Sch., Fisherville, N. H., 1854-57; New Eng. Chris-
tian Inst., Wolfboro, N. H., 1857-71. N. H. State Supt. Public In-
struction, 1871-76. Supt., Schs., Milford, Mass., 1877-80. Pres.,
Univ. of Dakota, 1883-85. d. 3 June, 1885, Vermillion, S. Dak.

Henry Hyde Smith. A.M., 1857; LL.B., Harvard, 1860. b. 2 Feb.,
1832, Cornish, Me. Teacher, Fryeburg, Me., Cedarville, Ohio, 1854-
56. Prin., Fryeburg Acad., Me., 1856-58. Lawyer, Portland, Me.,
1860-61; Fryeburg, Me., 18 61-67; Boston, Mass., 186 7-. Master in
Chancery, 1881-.

Joseph Emerson Smith. A.M., 1869. b. 19 Mar., 1835, Wiscasset,
Me. Lawyer, Wiscasset, 1856-69; Chicago, 111., 1869-81. Illinois
Leg., 1877-78. d. 16 June, 1881.

Charles Winslow Smyth, b. 9 Apr., 1829, Holderness, N. H. Prof.,
Math., Catawba Coll. d. 3 Nov., 1865, Newton, N. C.

Daniel Carleton Stanwood. b. 3 May, 1829, Alna, Me. Prin., High
Sch., Alna, 1854-55. d. 23 Apr., 1855, Newburyport, Mass.

John Glidden Stetson. A.M., 1857; LL.B., Harvard, 1860. b. 28
Feb., 1833, Newcastle, Me. Teacher, Bedford, O., Cedarville, O., Co-
lumbus, O., 1854-56; Walnut Hills, O., 1856-59. Lawyer, Portland,
Me., 1860-64; Boston, Mass., 1864-1908. Clerk, U. S. Circuit Court,
1866-91; U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 1891-1908. d. 30 Mar.,
1908, Roxbury, Mass.

William Law Symonds. A.M. b. 29 Apr., 1833, Raymond, Me.
Harvard Div. Sch. Pastor, Chicopee, Mass., 1860-61. Literary work,
New York City, 1856-62. Editor, "New American Cyclopaedia,"
1857-62. d. 18 Jan., 1862.

Charles Frederick Todd. A.M., 1857. b. 11 May, 1834, St. Ste-
phen, N. B. Lumber manufacturer, Calais, Me., 1854-93. d. 13 July,
1893, St. Stephen, N. B.

William Packard Tucker. A.M.; D.D., 1894. b. 24 July, 1834,
Biddeford, Me. Tutor, Latin and Mathematics, 1857-59; Instructor,
1859-62; Librarian, 1857-63. Rector, Bath, Me., 1866-69; Stockton,
Cal., 1869-70; St. Augustine's Coll., Benicia, Cal., 1870-75; Holyoke,



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Mass., 1876-77; Pawtucket, R. I., 1877-93. Archdeacon of It. I.,
1893-98. d. 4 May, 1898, Pawtucket.

William Drew Washburn. LL.D., 19 01. b. 14 Jan., 1831, Liver-
more, Me. Lawyer, Minneapolis, Minn., 1857-61. U. S. Surveyor
General, Minn., 1861-65. Minn. Leg., 1869, 1871. Member Con-
gress, 1879-85; U. S. Senate, 1889-95. Railroad president. Pres.,
Universalist Nat'l Convention. Flour manufacturer. Res., Minneap-
olis.

Nathaniel McLellan Whitmore. A.M., 1857. b. 15 Sept., 1833,
Richmond, Me. Lawyer, Gardiner, Me. d. 4 Mar., 1871.

Franklin Augustus Wilson. A.M., 1857; LL.D., 1902. b. 6 Nov.,
1832, Bradford, Me. Lawyer, Bangor, Me., 1857-1911. Maine Leg.,
1874-75. President, Maine Central R. R., 1894-99. Pres., Maine
Bar Assn., 1897-98. Overseer, 1893-1911. d. 2 July, 1911.

Henry Clay Wood. A.M., 1860. b. 26 May, 1832, Winthrop, Me.
2d Lieut., U.S.A., 1856; 1st Lieut., 1861; Captain, 1861; Major,
1864; Bvt. Lieut.-Col., 1865; Bvt. Col., 1865; Lieut.-Col., 1887; Col-
onel, 1893; retired, 1896; Brig-Gen., retired, 1904. Medal of Honor.
Res., Farmington, Me.

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Class of 1855

Samuel Sewall Adams, b. 21 Aug., 1828, Woolwich, Me. Teacher,
Gardiner, Me., 1855-56; Boothbay, Me., 1856-57; Lincoln, Me., 1857-
58. d. 11 Mar., 1858, Red Wing, Minn.

Wilmot Wood Brookings. A.M., 1858. b. 25 Oct., 1830, Wool-
wich, Me. Lawyer, Sioux Falls, S. Dak., 1857-69. County Att'y,
18 58-59. Provisional Governor, Dakota, 1859-60. Dakota Leg.,
1863-65; Speaker, 1864; Senate, 1861-62, 1867-69, Pres., 1868-69.
Justice, Supreme Court, 1869-73. S. Dak. Const. Conv., 1885. Pres.,
Dakota Southern R. R. Banker, Sioux Falls, S. Dak., 1878-85. Law-
yer and mining promoter, Boston, Mass., 1895-1905. d. 17 June,
1905.

Seth Cornelius Burnham. A.M., 1858. b. 20 Mar., 1833, Bridg-
ton, Me. Teacher, Farmington, Me., 1855-57; Hopkinton, N. H.,
McVeytown, Penn., 1857-61. Lawyer, Boston, Mass., 1861-73. Bank-
ing and brokerage, 1873-96. Res., Farmington, Me., 1875-84; St.
Louis, Mo., 1884-88; Boston, Mass.; New York City; Milford, Mass.;
Worcester, Mass. d. 10 Mar., 1901.

Thomas Henry Clark, b. 16 Nov., 1829, Bristol, Me. Teacher,
Ottawa, 111., 1855-59. Prin., High Sch., Ottawa, 1859-71; Aurora,
111., 1871-83. d. 12 Nov., 1883.

Samuel Roland Crocker, b. 17 Jan., 1837, Boston, Mass. Jour-
nalist, Charleston, S. C, 1855-58; Portland, Me., 1858-61. Lawyer,
Fryeburg, Me., 1861-62. Serg., 23d Me. Vols., 1862-63. Lawyer,
Boston, 1863-65; Journalist, 1865-78. Founder and editor, "Liter-
ary World." d. 22 Aug., 1878.

Daniel Crosby, b. 28 Feb., 1835, Hampden, Me. Paper manufac-
turer, Hampden, 1855-83. Res., Topeka, Kan.

Henry Boody Durgin. b. 7 May, 1834, Portland, Me. Teacher.



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Lumber merchant. Druggist, Newburg, Ind., 1880-82. d. 31 Mar.,
1882.

Stephen Melville Eaton. A.M., 1892. b. 7 Oct., 1833, Portland,
Me. Lieut., 12th Me. Vols., 1861; Captain, 1863; Bvt. Major, 1865;
Bvt. Lieut.-Col., 1865. Broker, New Orleans, La., 1866-91. Postmas-
ter, New Orleans, La., 1891-94. Res., New Orleans, 1894-1904. d.
18 Apr., 1904.

William Howard Fessenden. A.M., 1865; LL.B., Harvard, 1860.
b. 5 May, 1835, Portland, Me. Lawyer, Portland, 1860-72. Treas.,



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