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59; President of the Board, 1843-59.

Benjamin Dunning, b. 17 Jan., 1737, York, Me. Farmer, Harps-
well, Me. Lieutenant, Revolutionary "War. Mass. Leg., 1785, '91,
'93, '97, 1800-06. Overseer, 1800-08. d. 8 Jan., 1808.

George Freeman Dunning. A.M., 1861. b. 25 May, 1817, Bruns-
wick, Me. U. S. Civil Service, Philadelphia; New York City. Res.,
Farmington, Conn. Secretary of the Trustees and ex-officio Over-
seer, 1849-50. d. 26 June, 1910, Briar Cliff, N. Y.

Robert Dunlap Dunning, b. 8 Aug., 1780, Brunswick, Me. Civil
engineer. Mass. Leg., 1808-12, '14, '16. Me. Const. Conv., 1819.
Overseer, 1805-39. d. 20 Feb., 1839.

William Theodore Dwight. D.D., 1846; A.B., Yale, 1813; A.M.,
Yale, 1816. b. 15 June, 1795, Greenfield, Conn. Tutor, Yale, 1817-
19. Lawyer, Philadelphia, Pa., 1821-31. Pastor, Portland, Me.,
1832-64. Overseer, 1839-60. d. 22 Oct., 1865, Andover, Mass.

Philip Eastman. See Class of 1820. Overseer, 1831-64. Trus-
tee, 1864-69.

Samuel Eaton. A.B., Harvard, 1763; A.M., Harvard, 1766. b. 3
April, 1737, Randolph, Mass. Pastor, Harpswell, Me., 1764-1822.
Overseer, 1794-1820. d. 5 Nov., 1822.

James Henry Ecob. A.B., Hamilton, 1869; D.D., Hamilton, 1882.
b. 7 Sept., 1844, Buffalo, N. Y. Andover Theol. Sem., 1872. Pas-
tor, Augusta, Me., 1872-81; Albany, N. Y., 1881-95; Denver, Col.,
1896-98; Philadelphia, Penn., 1900-07; Flushing, N. Y., 190 7-.
Overseer, 1879-84.

John Wallace Ellingwood. A.M., 1824; D.D., 1851; A.M., Wil-
liams, 1816. b. 2 May, 1782, Beverly, Mass. Andover Theol. Sem.,
1812. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1812-43. Overseer, 1816-60. d. 19 Aug.,
1860.

Jonathan Ellis. A.B., Yale, 1786. b. 11 April, 1762, Franklin,
Conn. Pastor, Topsham, Me., 1788-99. Mass. Leg., 1802. Over-
seer, 1794-1811. d. 1827(7).

Ezekiel Emerson. A.B., Princeton, 1763. b. 1736, Uxbridge,
Mass. Pastor, Georgetown, Me., 1765-1810. Overseer, 1794-1810.
d. 9 Nov., 1815.

Henry Crosby Emery. See Class of 189 2. Overseer, 19 10-.

Lucilius Alonzo Emery. See Class of 1861. Overseer, 1874-1907.
Trustee, 19 07-.

Nicholas Emery. A.B., Dartmouth, 1795; A.M., Dartmouth, 1798.
b. 4 Sept., 1776, Exeter, N. H. Lawyer, Parsonsfield and Portland,
Me. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Leg., 1820-21. Judge Supreme
Court, 1834-41. Overseer, 1813-17. d. 24 Aug., 1861.

Thomas Jefferson Emery. See Class of 1868. Overseer, 1909-.

Williams Emmons, b. 2 May, 1784, Franklin, Mass. Lawyer,
Augusta, Me. Maine Leg., 1833; Senate, 1834-35. Judge of Pro-
bate, 1841-48. Overseer, 1830-55. d. 8 Oct., 1855, Hallowell, Me.

GeOrge Evans. See Class of 1815. Overseer, 1827-45. Trustee,
1845-67.

John Eveleth. See Class of 1814. Overseer, 1832-35.
Ebenezer Everett. A.B., Harvard, 1806; A.M., Harvard, 1809.



Trustees and Overseers 1 1

b. 15 Aug., 1788, Dorchester, Mass. Lawyer, Beverly, Mass.;
Brunswick, Me. Maine Leg., 1840. Overseer, 1817-28. Trustee,
1828-64. d. 6 Feb., 1869.

Joshua Fabyan. b. Mar., 1742, Scarboro, Me. Mill-owner, lum-
berman, farmer, magistrate. Mass. Leg., 1785-86. Overseer, 1794-
98. d. 20 June, 1799.

Francis Fessenden. See Class of 1858. Overseer, 1879-86.

Samuel Fessenden. LL.D., 1846; A.B., Dartmouth, 1806; A.M.,
Dartmouth, 1809. b. 16 July, 1784, Fryeburg, Me. Lawyer, New
Gloucester, Me.; Portland, Me. Major-Gen., Mass. and Maine Mil-
itia. Mass. Senate, 1818-19; Maine Leg., 1825-26. Overseer, 1822-
29. d. 19 Mar., 1869, Westbrook, Me.

Samuel Clement Fessenden. See Class of 1834. Overseer, 1854-
67.

Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden. See Class of 1845. Overseer,
1868.

William Pitt Fessenden. See Class of 1823. Overseer, 1843-60.
Trustee, 1860-69.

Bohan Prentice Field. A.B., Dartmouth, 179 5. b. 23 April,
1774, Northfield, Mass. Lawyer, Belfast, Me. Overseer, 1800-03.
d. 13 Mar., 1843.

George Warren Field. See Class of 1837. Overseer, 1867-68.

Frederic Alvan Fisher. See Class of 1881. Overseer, 1907-.

William Phineas Fisher. A.B., Amherst, 1866. b. 17 Nov., 1843,
Gait, Ontario. Union Theol. Sem., 18 69. Pastor, Brunswick, Me.,
1879-90. Res., Andover, Mass. Overseer, 1884-93.

John Orr Fiske. See Class of 1837. Overseer, 1851-59. Trus-
tee, 1859-93; Vice-President of the Board, 1872-93.

Nathaniel Hill Fletcher. A.B., Harvard, 1793; A.M., Harvard,
179 6; also Brown, 1799. b. 1769, Boxboro, Mass. Pastor, Kenne-
bunk, Me., 1800-28. Trustee, 1824-29. d. 4 Sept., 1834, Boxboro,
Mass.

Erastus Foote. A.M., 1821. b. 19 Sept., 1777, Waterbury, Conn.
Lawyer, Camden, Me., 1801-15; Wiscasset, Me., 1815-56. State
Senate, 1812, 1820; Maine Leg., 1841. Att'y Gen., 1820-1832.
Trustee, 1821-44. d. 4 July, 1856.

Erastus Foote. See Class of 1843. Overseer, 1856-66.

Enoch Foster. See Class of 1864. Overseer, 1893-.

Joseph Ellery Foxcroft. b. 10 Mar., 1773, New Gloucester, Me.
Land-owner. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Senate, 1820-21.
Overseer, 1821-34. d. 1 Sept., 1852.

Samuel Foxcroft. A.B., Harvard, 1754; A.M., Harvard, 1757. b.
8 Jan., 1736, Boston, Mass. Pastor, New Gloucester, Me., 1765-93.
Overseer, 1794-97. d. 2 Mar., 1807.

Barnabas Freeman. A.B., Colby, 1840; A.M., Colby, 1843. b.
17 Oct., 1814, Fairfield, Me. Lawyer, Yarmouth, Me. Overseer,
1857-94. d. 18 Dec, 1894.

Charles Freeman. See Class of 1812. Overseer, 1846-47.

Samuel Freeman, b. 15 June, 1743, Portland, Me. Member and
Sec'y Provincial Congress, Mass., 1775-78. Register Probate, and
Clerk of Courts, 1776-1804. Judge Probate, 1804-20. Overseer,
1794-96. Trustee and Treasurer, 1796-99. Overseer, 1799-1819;
President of the Board, 1815-19. d. 15 June, 1831.



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John Frothingham. A.B., Harvard, 1771; A.M., Harvard, 1774.
1?. 29 Sept., 1749, Charlestown, Mass. Teacher, Greenland, N. H.
Lawyer, Portland, Me. Judge Court Common Pleas, 1804-11. Trus-
tee, 1794-1817. d. 8 Feb., 1826.

Simon Frye. b. 29 Sept., 1737, Andover, Mass. Judge Court
Com. Pleas, Fryeburg, Me. Mass. Leg., 1780-83, 1790-94, 1796,
1800; Mass. Senate, 1792-96, 1799-03; Mass. Council, 1797-98.
Overseer, 1794-98. d. 1 Oct., 1822, Fryeburg, Me.

William Pierce Frye. See Class of 1850. Overseer, 1872-81.
Trustee, 1881-1911.

Henry Weld Fuller. A.B., Dartmouth, 1801; A.M., Dartmouth,
1804. b. 1 Jan., 1784, Middletown, Conn. Lawyer, Augusta, Me.
Maine Leg., 1828. Judge of Probate, 1828-41. Overseer, 1828-41.
d. 29 Jan., 1841, Boston, Mass.

Melville Weston Fuller. See Class of 1853. Overseer, 1875-79.
Trustee, 1894-1910.

Robert Hallowell Gardiner. A.B., Harvard, 1801; A.M., Har-
vard, 1804. b. 10 Feb., 1782, Bristol, Eng. Res., Gardiner, Me.
Pres., Me. Hist. Society. Maine Leg., 1822. Overseer, 1811-41;
President of the Board, 1829-41. Trustee, 1841-60. d. 22 Mar.,
1864.

Frederic Henry Gerrish. See Class of 186 6. Overseer, 188 6-.

Eliphalet Gillet. A.B., Dartmouth, 1791; A.M., Dartmouth, 1794;
D.D., Univ. Vt., 1824. b. 19 Nov., 1768, Colchester, Conn. Pastor,
Hallowell, Me., 1795-1828. Overseer, 1798-1816. Trustee, 1816-
48. d. 19 Oct., 1848.

John Taylor Gilman. See Class of 1826. Overseer, 1866-74.
Trustee, 1874-84.

Tristram Gilman. A.B., Harvard, 1757; A.M., Harvard, 1761. b.
24 Nov., 1735, Exeter, N. H. Pastor, North Yarmouth, Me., 1769-
1809. Trustee, 1794-98. d. 1 Apr., 1809.

Daniel Goodenow. A.M., 1820; LL.D., 1860. b. 30 Oct., 1793,
Henniker, N. H. Lawyer, Alfred, Me. Maine Leg., 1825, '27, '30;
Speaker, 1830. Att'y Gen., 1830-41. Judge Dist. Court, 1841-48.
Judge Supreme Court, Me., 1855-62. Trustee, 1838-63. d. 7 Oct.,
1863.

John Holmes Goodenow. See Class of 1852. Overseer, 1879-
1906.

William Gorham. b. 12 July, 1743, Barnstable, Mass. Judge of
Probate, 1782-1804, Gorham, Me. Overseer, 1794-1804. d. 22
July, 1804.

Daniel Gould. A.B., Harvard, 1782; A.M., Harvard, 1785. b. 8
Dec, 1753, Topsfield, Mass. Pastor, Bethel, Me., 1799-1809; Rum-
ford, Me., 1815-37. Overseer, 1823-34. d. 21 May, 1842.

Allen Greely. A.B., Dartmouth, 1804; A.M., Dartmouth, 1807;
also Middlebury, 1807. b. 15 May, 1781, North Yarmouth, Me.
Tutor, Middlebury, 1806-08. Pastor, Turner, Me., 1810-37. Over-
seer, 1826-51. d. 25 Oct., 1866.

Simon Greenleaf. A.M., 1817; LL.D., Harvard, 1834; also Am-
herst, 1845; also Univ. Alabama, 1852. b. 5 Dec, 1783, Newbury-
port, Mass. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Maine Leg., 1820. Prof., Law,
Harvard, 1833-46; Prof. Emeritus, 1848-53. Overseer, 181S-28,
1848-53. d. 6 Oct., 1853, Cambridge, Mass.



Trustees and Overseers 13

Andrew Greenwood. A.M., 1808. b. 1776, Salem, Mass. Law-
yer, Bath, Me. Mass. Leg., 1812-13. Overseer, 1800-16. d. 15
Nov., 1816.

Nathaniel Groton. See Class of 1814. Overseer, 1821-35.

William Pickering Haines. A.B., Dartmouth, 1831; LL.D., Dart-
mouth, 1876. b. 22 Feb., 1811, Canterbury, N. H. Lawyer and
manufacturer, Saco, Me. Maine Senate, 1847. Trustee, Dartmouth,
1870-79. Overseer, 1849-55. d. 2 July, 1879, Biddeford, Me.

Clarence Hale. See Class of 1869. Overseer, 19 05-.

David Hale. Overseer, 1798-1805.

Henry Fiske Harding. See Class of 1850. Overseer, 18 70-.

Austin Harris. A.B., Amherst, 1863. b. 10 July, 1841, East Ma-
chias, Me. Manufacturer, East Machias. Maine Senate, 1879-80;
Maine Leg., 1891-94. Overseer, 1884-99. d. 7 Jan., 1899.

Samuel Harris. See Class of 1833. Trustee, 1864-71.

Benjamin Hasey. A.B., Harvard, 1790; A.M., Harvard, 1793. b.
5 July, 1771, Lebanon, Me. Lawyer, Topsham, Me. Overseer,
1797-1831. Trustee, 1831-45. d. 24 Mar., 1851.

Thomas Hawes Haskell. A.M., 1894. b. 18 May, 1842, New
Gloucester, Me. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Judge Supreme Court,
1884-1900. Overseer, 1896-1900. d. 24 Sept., 1900.

David Robinson Hastings. See Class of 1844. Overseer, 1874-
1893.

Charles Taylor Hawes. See Class of 1876. Overseer, 19 04-.

William Allen Hayes. A.B., Dartmouth, 1805; A.M., Dartmouth,
1808. b. 28 Oct., 1783, North Yarmouth, Me. Lawyer, South Ber-
wick, Me. Maine Leg., 1822. Judge of Probate, 1828-47. Over-
seer, 1825-39. d. 15 April, 1851.

Herbert Milton Heath. See Class of 1872. Overseer, 19 11-.

Moses Hemmenway. A.B., Harvard, 1755; A.M., Harvard, 1758;
D.D., Harvard, 1785; also Dartmouth, 1792. b. 15 Sept., 1735,
Framingham, Mass. Pastor, Wells, Me., 1759-1811. Overseer,
1794-97. d. 5 April, 1811.

Addison Emery Herrick. See Class of 1873. Overseer, 190 6-.

Jacob Herrick. A.B., Harvard, 1777; A.M., Harvard, 1788. b.
12 June, 1754, Reading, Mass. Adjutant, Revolutionary War. Pas-
tor, Durham, Me., 1796-1831. Overseer, 1796-1810. d. 18 Dec,
1832.

Mark Langdon Hill. b. 30 June, 1772, Biddeford, Me. Merchant,
Phippsburg, Me. Mass. Leg., 1797-1801, 1803-06, 1808, 1810-11,
1813-14; Senate, 1804, 1815-17. Member Congress, 1818-22. Over-
seer, 1796-1821. Trustee, 1821-42. d. 26 Nov., 1842.

John Holmes. A.B., Brown, 1796; A.M., Brown, 1799. b. 28
Mar., 1773, Kingston, Mass. Lawyer, Alfred, Me. Mass. Leg.,
1802-03, 1812; Senate, 1813-16. Maine Leg., 1829, 1835-37. Me.
Const. Conv., 1819. Member Congress, 1817-20. U. S. Senate,
1820-27, 1829-33. Trustee, 1821-43. d. 7 July, 1843, Portland,
Me.

Samuel Hopkins. A.B., Dartmouth, 1827; A.M., Dartmouth,
1830. b. 11 Apr., 1807, Hadley, Mass. Andover Theol. Sem., 1831.
Pastor, Montpelier, Vt., 1831-35; Saco, Me., 1836-45; Standish, Me.,
1866-73; Topsham, Me., 1873-74. Overseer, 1839-48. Author,
Northampton, Mass. d. 10 Feb., 1887.



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Joseph Howard. See Class of 1821. Overseer, 1849-70. '
Oliver Otis Howard. See Class of 1850. Overseer, 1866-74.
Trustee, 1892-1909.

Thomas Hamlin Hubbard. See Class of 1857. Overseer, 1874-
89. Trustee, 188 9-.

Samuel Fisher Humphrey. See Class of 1848. Overseer, 1878-
1903.

Jonathan Glidden Hunton. b. 14 Mar., 1781, Unity, N. H. Law-
yer, Readfield, Me. Mem. Council, 1829. Governor, 1830-31. Maine
Senate, 1832-33; Maine Leg., 1834. Trustee, ex-officio, 1830-31.
d. 12 Oct., 1851, Fairfield, Me.

John Angier Hyde. M.D., 1831. b. 10 July, 1771, Rehoboth,
Mass. Physician, Freeport, Me. Maine Leg., 1829. Overseer,
1798-1831. d. 19 Feb., 1857.

Isaac Ilsley. b. Mar., 1765, Portland, Me. Reg. of Deeds, 1790-
1804. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. U. S. Coll. Customs, Portland, 1821-
29. Trustee, 1828-40. d. 17 Oct., 1853.

Henry Ingalls. See Class of 1841. Overseer, 1892-96.
George Edwin Bartol Jackson. See Class of 1849. Overseer,
1872-91.

William Jenks. D.D., 1825; LL.D., 1862; A.B., Harvard, 1797;
A.M., Harvard, 1800; D.D., Harvard, 1842. b. 25 Nov., 1778, New-
ton, Mass. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1805-18. Professor Oriental Lan-
guages and English Literature, 1812-16. Pastor, Boston, Mass.,
1826-4 5. Overseer, Harvard, 1832-45. Overseer, 1806-11. Trus-
tee, 1811-22. d. 13 Nov., 1866, Boston, Mass.

Caleb Jewett. A.B., Dartmouth, 1776; A.M., Dartmouth, 1779.
b. 15 Sept., 1753, Newbury, Mass. Pastor, Gorham, Me., 1783-
1800. Overseer, 1794-98. d. 16 Apr., 1802.

Alfred Johnson. A.B., Dartmouth, 1785; A.M., Dartmouth, 1788.
b. 27 July, 1766, Plainfleld, Conn. Pastor, Freeport, Me., 1789-
1805; Belfast, Me., 1805-13. Mass. Leg., 1791. Overseer, 1794-98.
Trustee, 1798-1811. d. 12 Jan., 1837.

Alfred Johnson. See Class of 1808. Overseer, 1821-38. Trus-
tee, 1838-52.

Alfred Waldo Johnson. See Class of 1845. Overseer, 1869.
Samuel Johnson. See Class of 1817. Overseer, 1829-36.
David Jones, b. 1750(?), Abington, Mass. Surgeon, 26th Reg't.,
1775-77. Physician, North Yarmouth, Me., 1785-1822. Overseer,
1798-1805. d. 27 Mar., 1822.

Elijah Kellogg. A.B., Dartmouth, 1785; A.M., Dartmouth, 1788.
b. 17 Aug., 1761, South Hadley, Mass. Revolutionary soldier. Pas-
tor, Portland, Me., 1788-1821. Overseer, 1794-98. Trustee, 1798-
1824. d. 9 Mar., 1842.

William King. b. 9 Feb., 1768, Scarboro, Me. Merchant, Bath,
Me. President, Maine Const. Conv., 1819. Governor, 1820-21. U.
S. Com. Spanish Claims, 1821-24. U. S. Coll. Customs, Bath, 1831-
34. Trustee Colby College, 1821-48. Overseer, 1797-1821. Trus-
tee, 18 21-49; Vice-President of the Board, 1836-49. d. 17 June,
1852.

Sanford Kingsbery. A.B., Dartmouth, 1801; A.M., Dartmouth,
1804. b. 31 July, 1782, Claremont, N. H. Lawyer, Gardiner, Me.
Judge Court Com. Pleas. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Senate,



Trustees and Overseers 15

1829-31. Overseer, 1821-35. d. 1 Mar., 1849.

William Ladd. A.B., Harvard, 1797. b. 10 May, 1778, Exeter,
N. H. Merchant, Portsmouth, N. H. Res., Minot, Me. Pres., Amer.
Peace Society. Overseer, 1825-40. d. 9 Apr., 1841, Portsmouth,
N. H.

Thomas Lancaster. A.B., Harvard, 1764; A.M., Harvard, 1767.
b. 1744 (?), Rowley, Mass. Pastor, Scarboro, Me., 1775-1831.
Trustee, 1794-1824. d. 12 Jan., 1831.

William Clark Larrabee. See Class of 1828. Overseer, 1839-43.

Silas Lee. A.B., Harvard, 1784; A.M., Harvard, 1787. b. 23
July, 1760, Concord, Mass. Lawyer, Wiscasset, Me. Member Con-
gress, 1799-1804. U. S. Dist. Att'y, 1801-14. Judge Probate, 1804-
14. Overseer, 1798-99. Trustee, 1799-1814. d. 3 Mar., 1814.

Lothrop Lewis, b. 13 Feb., 1764, Barnstable, Mass. Land sur-
veyor, Gorham, Me. Mass. Senate, 1808, 1815. State Land Agent.
Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Leg., 1822. Overseer, 1813-22. d.
9 Oct., 1822, Bangor, Me.

Weston Lewis. See Class of 1872. Overseer, 1901-11. Trustee,
1911-.

Joseph Libbey. See Class of 1821. Overseer, 184 3-71.

Charles Freeman Libby. See Class of 1864. Overseer, 18 8 8-;
President of the Board, 189 2-.

Enoch Lincoln. A.M., 1821. b. 28 Dec, 1788, Worcester, Mass.
Lawyer, Pryeburg, Me. Paris, Me. Member Congress, 1818-26.
Governor, 1827-29. Trustee, ex-officio, 1827-29. d. 8 Oct., 1829.

Isaac Lincoln. A.M., 1806; M.D., 1831; A.B., Harvard, 1800;
A.M., Harvard, 1803. b. 26 Jan., 1780, Cohasset, Mass. Physician,
Topsham, Me.; Brunswick, Me. Overseer, 1805-68. d. 6 Mar.,
1868.

John Dunlap Lincoln. See Class of 1843. Overseer, 1866-77.

Daniel Clark Linscott. See Class of 1854. Overseer, 1894-1910.

Daniel Little. A.M., Harvard, 1766. b. 18 July, 1724, Haverhill,
Mass. Pastor, Wells, 1751-1801. Trustee, 1794-99. d. 5 Dec,
1801.

Josiah Little. See Class of 1811. Overseer, 1847-59.

Amos DeForest Loekwood. b. 3 Oct., 1811, Pawtuxet, R. I.
Manufacturer, Slatersville, R. I.; Lewiston, Me. Res., Providence,
R. I. Overseer, 1869-70. Trustee, 1870-84. Treasurer, 1871-73.
d. 16 Jan., 1884.

Stephen Longfellow, b. 3 Aug., 1750, Portland, Me. Surveyor,
Gorham, Me. Mass. Leg., 1782, 1792-94, '96, '99; Senate, 1794-96,
1801. Judge Court Com. Pleas, 1797-1811. Overseer, 1794-1810.
d. 28 May, 1824.

Stephen Longfellow. LL.D., 1828; A.B., Harvard, 1798. b. 23
Mar., 1776, Gorham, Me. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Mass. Leg., 1813-
14. Member Congress, 1823-25. Overseer, 1811-17. Trustee,
1817-36; Vice-President of the Board, 1833-36. d. 2 Aug., 1849.

Charles Austin Lord. See Class of 1826. Overseer, 1856-78.

Daniel Walker Lord. b. 29 Mar., 1800, Kennebunkport, Me. Mer-
chant and ship-owner. Maine Leg., 1826-29; Mem. Council, 1838.
Overseer, 1855-80. d. 4 Sept., 1880, Maiden, Mass.

Asa Lyman. A.B., Yale, 1797; A.M., Yale, 1800. b. 24 Feb.,
1777, Lebanon, Conn. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1806-08; Windham, Me.,



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1809-10. Teacher, New York. Overseer, 1806-13. d. 20 Jan.,
1836, Clinton, N. Y.

John McDonald. See Class of 1823. Overseer, 1847-57.

Rufus Mclntire. A.B., Dartmouth, 1809. b. 19 Dec, 1784, York,
Me. Lawyer, Parsonsfield, Me. Maine Leg., 1820, 1836. Member
Congress, 1826-35. U. S. Marshal. Overseer, 1821-60. d. 28 Apr.,
1866.

James McKeen. See Class of 1817. Overseer, 1841-73.

James McKeen. See Class of 1864. Overseer, 1886-1911.

John McKeen. See Class of 1811. Overseer, 1839-61.

Joseph McKeen. A.M., 1843. b. 12 Mar., 1787, Beverly, Mass.
Merchant and Banker, Brunswick, Me. Overseer, 1813-29. Treas-
urer and ex-officio Trustee, 1829-65. d. 2 Dec, 1865.
. Alexander McKenzie. A.B., Harvard, 1859; A.M., Harvard, 1862;
D.D., Amherst, 1875; also Harvard, 1901. b. 14 Dec, 1830, New
Bedford, Mass. Andover Theol. Sem., 18 61. Pastor, Augusta, Me.,
1861-67; Cambridge, Mass., 1867-. Sec'y Board of Overseers, Har-
vard, 1875-1901. Trustee, Wellesley; President of the Board, 1894-
1902. Trustee, 1866-68.

Wilbert Grant Mallett. See Class of 1891. Overseer, 19 11-.

Daniel Marrett. A.B., Harvard, 1790; A.M., Harvard, 1793. b.
18 July, 1767, Lexington, Mass. Pastor, Standish, Me. Overseer,
1798-1801. d. 14 Apr., 1836.

William Colburn Marshall. See Class of 1847. Overseer, 1872-
1902.

William Martin, b. 10 June, 1733, London, England. Merchant,
London; Boston, Mass., 1783-88; North Yarmouth, Me., 1788-1804.
Res., Portland, Me., 1804-14. Trustee, 1794-1813. d. 15 June,
1814.

Javan Knapp Mason. See Class of 1845. Overseer, 1862-9 7.

Asa Mead. A.B., Dartmouth, 1818; A.M., Dartmouth, 1821. b.

25 Mar., 1792, Meredith, N. H. Andover Theol. Sem., 1821. Pas-
tor, Brunswick, Me., 1822-29; East Hartford, Conn., 1830-31. Over-
seer, 1826-31. d. 22 Oct., 1831.

Prentiss Mellen. L.L.D., 1820; also Harvard, 1820; A.B., Har-
vard, 1784. b. 11 Oct., 1764, Sterling, Mass. Lawyer, Biddeford,
Me.; Portland, Me. U. S. Senate, 1818-20. Chief Justice Supreme
Court, Me., 1820-34. Overseer, 1811-13. Trustee, 1813-38; Vice-
President of the Board, 1832-33. d. 31 Dec, 1840.

John Merrick. A.M., 1807. b. 27 Aug., 1766, London, England.
Banker and magistrate, Hallowell, Me. Overseer, 1805-51. d. 22
Oct., 1861.

Enos Merrill. See Class of 1808. Overseer, 1817-56.

John Merrill. A.B., Brown, 1793. b. 4 Oct., 1772, Topsham, Me.
Lawyer, Wiscasset, Me. Overseer, 1799-1815. d. 1 May, 1818,
Topsham.

David Mitchel. A.B., Harvard, 1751; A.M., Harvard, 1754. b.

26 Nov., 1728. Lawyer, North Yarmouth, Me. Judge Court Com-
mon Pleas, 1778-86. Mass. Senate, 1791, 1795. Trustee and Treas-
urer, 1794-96. d. 13 Mar., 1796.

Alfred Mitchell. See Class of 1859. Overseer, 187 7-.

Ammi Ruhamah Mitchell, b. 8 May, 1762, North Yarmouth, Me.



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Physician. Mass. Senate, 1808. Overseer, 1796-1824. d. 14 May,
1824.

Josiah Whitman Mitchell, b. 1785, East Bridge water, Mass.
Lawyer, Freeport, Me. Mass. Leg., 1812, 1816-18. Maine Leg.,
1828. Overseer, 1816-30. d. 1 Dec, 1852.

Samuel Moody. A.B., Dartmouth, 1790; A.M., Dartmouth, 1793.
b. 3 Feb., 1765, Byfield, Mass. Teacher, Hallowell, Me. Me. Const.
Conv., 1819. Overseer, 1799-1813. d. 6 Apr., 1832.

Silas Moody. A.B., Harvard, 1761; A.M., Harvard, 1764. b. 28
Apr., 1742, Newbury, Mass. Pastor, Arundel, Me., 1771-1816. Over-
seer, 1794-96. d. 7 Apr., 1816.

Joseph Eugene Moore. See Class of 1865. Overseer, 189 6-.

John Adams Morrill. See Class of 1876. Overseer, 18 88-.

Elisha Mosely. A.B., Dartmouth, 1790; A.M., Dartmouth, 1793.
b. 9 Jan., 1766, Windham, Conn. Pastor, New Gloucester, Me..
Overseer, 1802-26. d. 10 Feb., 1826.

Galen Clapp Moses. See Class of 1856. Overseer, 188 0-.

Augustus Freedom Moulton. See Class of 1873. Overseer, 1911-..

John Mussey. See Class of 1809. Overseer, 1829-39.

Reuben Nason. A.B., Harvard, 1802; A.M., Harvard, 1805. b. T
Apr., 1779, Dover, N. H. Pastor, Freeport, Me. Teacher, Gorham,.
Me. Overseer, 1813-35. d. 15 Jan., 1835, Clarkson, N. Y.

Edward Bowdoin Nealley. See Class of 1858. Overseer, 1877-
1906.

Henry Newbegin. See Class of 1857. Overseer, 18 8 7-.

Ichabod Nichols. D.D., 1821; also Harvard, 1831; A.B., Harvard,
1802; A.M., Harvard, 1805. b. 5 July, 1784, Portsmouth, N. H.
Pastor, Portland, Me. Overseer, 1810-17. Trustee, 1817-58; Vice-
President of the Board, 1849-58. d. 2 Jan., 1859, Cambridge, Mass.

William Dummer Northend. See Class of 1843. Overseer, 1874-
79, 1886-92.

Joseph Noyes. b. 14 Sept., 1740, Portland, Me. Mem. Mass.
Provincial Congress. Mass. Leg., 1780, 1782-95. Overseer, 1794-
95. d. 13 Oct., 1795.

Benjamin Orr. A.B., Dartmouth, 1798. b. 1 Dec, 1772, Bed-
ford, N. H. Lawyer, Topsham, Me., 1801-22. Member Congress,
1817-19. Overseer, 1808-14. Trustee, 1814-28. Treasurer, 1815-
16. d. 5 Sept., 1828, Brunswick, Me.

Charles Appleton Packard. See Class of 1848. Overseer, 1884-
97.

Edward Newman Packard. See Class of 1862. Overseer, 18 81-.

Eliphalet Franklin Packard. b. 5 June, 1824, Auburn, Me.
Manufacturer, Auburn. Overseer, 1874-87. d. 2 Nov., 1887.

Hezekiah Packard. A.B., Harvard, 1787; A.M., Harvard, 1790;
D.D., Harvard, 1818. b. 6 Dec, 1761, North Bridgewater, Mass.
Tutor, Harvard, 1789-93. Pastor, Wiscasset, Me. Overseer, 1802-
13. Trustee, 1813-30; Vice-President of the Board, 1819-30. d.
25 Apr., 1849, Salem, Mass.

Jonathan Page. M.D., 1836. b. Oct., 1777, Conway, N. H. Phy-
sician, Brunswick, Me. Mass. Senate, 1812. Me. Const. Conv.,
1819. Maine Senate, 1820-21, 1829. Overseer, 1821-42. d. 18
Nov., 1842.



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Edwin Beaman Palmer. See Class of 1856. Overseer, 1878-
1904.

Ray Palmer. A.B., Yale, 1830; A.M., Yale, 1833; D.D., Union,
1852. b. 12 Nov., 1808, Little Compton, R. I. Pastor, Bath, Me.,
1835-50; Albany, N. Y„ 1850-65. Sec'y Amer. Cong. Union, N. Y.,
1865-78. Overseer, 1848-52. d. 29 Mar., 1887, Newark, N. J.

Freeman Parker. A.B., Harvard, 1797; A.M., Harvard, 1802. b.
13 July, 1776, Barnstable, Mass. Pastor, Dresden, Me., 1801-26.
Res., Wiscasset, Me. Overseer, 1803-19. d. 24 Apr., 1854.

Isaac Parker. A.B., Harvard, 1786; A.M., Harvard, 1789; LL.D.,
Harvard, 1814. b. 17 June, 1768, Boston, Mass. Lawyer, Castine,
~Me.; Portland, Me. Member Congress, 179 7-99. Judge Supreme
Court, Massachusetts, 1806-14; Chief Justice, 1814-30. Prof., Law,
Harvard, 1816-27. Trustee, 1799-1810. d. 26 May, 1830.

Albion Keith Parris. A.B., 1806; A.B., Dartmouth, 1806. b. 19
-Jan., 1788, Hebron, Me. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Mass. Leg., 1813;
Senate, 1814. Member Congress, 1815-18. Judge U. S. District
Court, 1818-21. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Governor, 1822-26. U.
S. Senate, 1827-28. Judge Supreme Court, Maine, 1828-36. Second
Comp. U. S. Treasury, 1836-50. Overseer, 1819-21. Trustee, 1821-
44. d. 11 Feb., 1857, Portland, Me.

Ebenezer Greenleaf Parsons. See Class of 1833. Overseer, 1864-
•99.

Isaac Parsons, b. 25 Apr., 1740, Gloucester, Mass. Captain,
1776. Magistrate, New Gloucester, Me. Mass. Leg., 1783, '85,
1806-07; Senate, 1816. Overseer, 1794-1813. d. 9 Oct., 1825.

George Fulton Patten, b. 18 Sept., 1787, Topsham, Me. Ship-
builder, Bath, Me. Maine Leg., 1838-39; 1864-65. Overseer, 1842-
69. d. 26 Sept., 1869.

Stephen Patten. A.B., Dartmouth, 1790. b. 15 May, 1765, Ames-
bury, Mass. Merchant, Portland, Me. Overseer, 1798-1805. d. 16
Feb., 1855.

Edward Payson. D.D., 1821; A.B., Harvard, 1803; A.M., Har-
vard, 1806. b. 25 July, 1783, Rindge, N. H. Pastor, Portland, Me.
Overseer, 1820-24. Trustee, 1824-27. d. 22 Oct., 1827.

Franklin Conant Payson. See Class of 1876. Overseer, 1897-
1910. Trustee, 1910-.

Jairus Ware Perry. See Class of 1846. Overseer, 1872-77.
William Stanwood Perry, b. 23 Dec, 1814, Brunswick, Me. Mer-



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