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chant, Boston, Mass. Overseer, 1871-73. d. 8 Apr., 1873, Bruns-
wick.

John Andrew Peters. LL.D., 1885; also Colby, 1884; also Yale,
1893; A.B., Yale, 1842. b. 9 Oct., 1822, Ellsworth, Me. Lawyer,
Bangor, Me. Maine Senate, 1862-63; Maine Leg., 1864. Att'y
Gen., 1864-66. Member Congress, 1867-73. Judge Supreme Court,
Me., 1873-83; Chief Justice, 1883-1900. Trustee, 1891-1904. d. 2
Apr., 1904.

John Andrew Peters. See Class of 1885. Overseer, 19 11-.
Charles Weston Pickard. See Class of 1857. Overseer, 1896-
1908.

Samuel Pickard. b. 9 Mar., 1793, Rowley, Mass. Manufacturer,



Trustees and Overseers 19



Lewiston, Me. Trustee, Bangor Theol. Sem., 1852-72. Overseer,
1861-68. d. 2 Nov., 1872, Auburn, Me.

Josiah Pierce. See Class of 1818. Overseer, 1831-55. Trustee,
1855-66.

John Pike. See Class of 1833. Overseer, 1863-87.

Swan Lyman Pomeroy. D.D., 1847; A.B., Brown, 1820; D.D.,
Brown, 1848. b. 4 Mar., 1799, Warwick, Mass. Pastor, Bangor,
Me., 1825-48. Sec'y A. B. C. F. M., 1848-59. Overseer, 1831-50.
d. 17 Mar., 1869, Sunderland, Mass.

Benjamin Jones Porter. A.M., 1809. b. 20 Sept., 1763, Beverly,
Mass. Physician, Scarboro, Me.; Westbrook, Me.; Portland, Me.
Merchant, Topsham, Me., 1793-1829. Mass. Leg., 1800-01, 1803-04;
Council, 1806-07; Senate, 1812-13. Overseer, 1796-1805. Treas-
urer, 1805-15. Trustee, 1805-15, 1821-44. d. 18 Aug., 1847, Cam-
den, Me.

William King Porter. See Class of 1814. Overseer, 1821-26.

Barrett Potter. A.B., Dartmouth, 1796. b. 8 May, 1777, Leba-
non, N. H. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Maine Senate, 1820-21. Judge
Probate, 1822-47. Overseer, 1821-25. d. 16 Nov., 1865.

Barrett Potter. See Class of 1878. Secretary of the Trustees
and ex-officio Overseer, 18 9 4-.

Frederick Alton Powers. See Class of 1875. Overseer, 19 08-.

William Pitt Preble. LL.D., 1829; A.B., Harvard, 1806; A.M.,
Harvard, 1809. b. 27 Nov., 1783, York, Me. Tutor, Harvard, 1809-
11. Lawyer, Portland, Me. U. S. Dist. Att'y, 1814-20. Me. Const.
Conv., 1819. Judge Supreme Court, Maine, 1820-28. U. S. Minister
to Netherlands. Overseer, 1820-21. Trustee, 1821-42. d. 11 Oct.,
1857.

George Colby Purington. See Class of 1878. Overseer, 1893-
1909.

William LeBaron Putnam. See Class of 1855. Overseer, 1868-
S4. Trustee, 188 4-.

Henry Brewer Quinby. See Class of 1869. Overseer, 19 11-.

Benjamin Randall. See Class of 1809. Overseer, 1818-57.

Asa Redington. See Class of 1811. Overseer, 1840-42.

John Bakeman Redman. See Class of 1870. Overseer, 1888-
1910.

Isaac Gardner Reed. A.M., 1807; A.B., Harvard, 1803; A.M.,
Harvard, 1806. b. 16 Nov., 1783, Littleton, Mass. Lawyer, Waldo-
boro, Me. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Leg., 1820-21. Over-
seer, 1828-44. d. 26 Feb., 1847.

Richard Drury Rice. b. 11 Apr., 1810, Union, Me. Lawyer, Au-
gusta, Me. Judge Supreme Court, 1852-63. Overseer, 1860-79. d.
27 May, 1882.

Thomas Rice. A.B., Harvard, 1756; A.M., Harvard, 1759. b. 27
Nov., 1734, Sutton, Mass. Physician, Wiscasset, Me. Judge Court
Common Pleas. Mass. Senate, 1781-83. Trustee, 1794-99. d. 21
Apr., 1812.

William Whitney Rice. See Class of 1846. Overseer, 1870-96.

Alford Richardson, b. 11 Oct., 1779, Woburn, Mass. Merchant,
Yarmouth, Me. Banker, Portland, Me. Maine Leg., 1836. Over-
seer, 1816-21. d. 26 Dec, 1854, Cambridge, Mass.



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William Richardson, b. 26 Oct., 1786, Leominster, Mass. Mer-
chant, Bath, Me. Maine Senate, 1828. Overseer, 1838-46. d. 22
Dec, 1846.

Augustus Cogswell Robbins. See Class of 1835. Overseer, 1854-
68.

Daniel Arthur Robinson. See Class of 1873. Overseer, 18 8 4-.

John Rogers, b. 6 Oct., 1809, Topsham, Me. Bank cashier,
Brunswick, Me. Secretary of the Trustees and ex-officio Overseer,
1858-65. Treasurer and ex-officio Trustee, 1865-71. d. 21 Dec,
1882, Buchanan, Mich.

Daniel Rose. A.B., Yale, 1791. b. 31 Jan., 1772, Branford,
Conn. Physician, Boothbay, Me. Mass. Leg., 1808, 1815. Me.
Const. Conv., 1819. Maine Senate, 1820-23; President, 1822-23.
Warden State Prison, Thomaston, Me. Overseer, 1821-31. d. 25-
Oct., 1833.

Edward Russell. A.B., Harvard, 1803; A.M., Harvard, 1806. b.
31 Aug., 1782, North Yarmouth, Me. Banker. Maine Leg., 1820-
25. Sec'y State, Me., 1829-30. Overseer, 1815-35. d. 23 Nov.,
1835.

Samuel Phillips Russell. A.B., Harvard, 1792; A.M., Harvard,
1795. b. 20 May, 1770, North Yarmouth, Me. Magistrate. Colonel
of Militia. Overseer, 1797-1803. d. 19 Sept., 1803.

Alpheus Sanford. See Class of 1876. Overseer, 19 09-.

Paul Dudley Sargent, b. 1745, Gloucester, Mass. Colonel, Rev-
olutionary War. Judge Court Com. Pleas, Sullivan, Me. Mass. Leg.,
1800, 1810-13. Overseer, 1794-96. d. 15 Sept., 1828.

William Thomas Savage. See Class of 1833. Overseer, 1873-88.

Josiah Willis Seaver. A.B., Dartmouth, 1804; A.M., Dartmouth,
1807. b. 12 Apr., 1777, Norwich, Vt. Teacher, Berwick, Me.
Maine Senate, 1820-22; Maine Leg., 1834, 1837. Overseer, 1821-
34. d. 29 Sept., 1847, Rochester, N. Y.

David Sewall. LL.D., 1812; A.B., Harvard, 1755; A.M., Harvard,
1758. b. 7 Oct., 1735, York, Me. Lawyer. Judge Supreme Court,
Mass., 1777-89. U. S. District Judge, Me., 1789-1818. Prov. Cong.,
1776; Mass. Const. Conv., 1779. Mass. Leg., 1790. Overseer, 1794-
1815; President of the Board, 1794-1815. d. 22 Oct., 1825, York,
Me.

Dummer Sewall. b. 12 Dec, 1737, York, Me. Lieutenant, French
and Indian War; Colonel, Revolutionary War. Merchant, Bath,
Maine. Mass. Const. Conv., 1788; Mass. Senate, 1788, '90. Over-
seer, 1794-99, 1805-10. Treasurer and Trustee, 1799-1805. d. 6
Apr., 1832.

John Smith Sewall. See Class of 1850. Overseer, 1875-85.
Trustee, 1885-1911; Vice-President of the Board, 1901-11.

Jotham Bradbury Sewall. See Class of 1848. Overseer, 18 77-.

David Shepley. See Class of 1825. Overseer, 1838-67. Trustee,
1867-77.

Ether Shepley. A.B., Dartmouth, 1811; A.M., Dartmouth, 1814;
LL.D., Colby, 1842; also Dartmouth, 1845. b. 2 Nov., 1789, Groton,
Mass. Lawyer, Saco, Me. Me. Const. Conv., 1819. U. S. Dist.
Att'y, 1821-33. U. S. Senate, 1833-36. Judge Supreme Court, Me.,



Trustees and Overseers 21

1836-48; Chief Justice, 1848-55. Overseer, 1821-29. Trustee,
1829-66. d. 15 Jan., 1877, Portland, Me.

John Hannibal Sheppard. A.M., 1820; A.B., Harvard, 1808;
. A.M., Harvard, 1871. b. 17 Mar., 1789, Cirencester, England. Law-
yer, Wiscasset, Me. Librarian, Boston, Mass. Overseer, 1830-54.
d. 25 June, 1873.

Eliphalet Smith. Merchant, Portland, Me. Overseer, 1801-04.

Ezra Smith. b. 1764 (?), New Market, N. H.(?). Merchant,
Topsham, Me. Overseer, 1800-11. d. 10 Feb., 1846, Hanover, Me.

Jeremiah Smith. A.B., Harvard, 1856; A.M., Harvard, 1859;
LL.D., Dartmouth, 1883. b. 14 July, 1837, Exeter, N. H. Lawyer,
Hover, N. H. Judge Supreme Court, N. H, 1867-74. Prof., Law,
Harvard, 1890-1910; Prof. Emeritus, 1910-. Overseer, 1866-70.
P.es., Cambridge, Mass.

Samuel Emerson Smith. A.B., 1808; A.B., Harvard, 1808. b. 12
Mar., 1788, Hollis, N. H. Lawyer, Wiscasset, Me. Maine Leg.,
1820-21. Judge Supreme Court, 1822-30. Governor, 1831-34.
Overseer, 1821-31. Trustee, ex-officio, 1831-34. d. 3 Mar., 1860.

Egbert Coffin Smyth. See Class of 1848. Overseer, 1874-77.
Trustee, 1877-1904.

Issachar Snell. A.B., Harvard, 1797; A.M., Harvard, 1800. b.
16 Apr., 1775, Bridgewater, Mass. Physician, Winthrop, Me., 1806-
28; Augusta, Me., 1828-47. Overseer, 1832-47. d. 14 Oct., 1847.

Robert Southgate. b. 26 Oct., 1741, Leicester, Mass. Physician,
Scarboro, Me. Overseer, 1794-1801. d. 2 Nov., 1833.

William Edward Spear. See Class of 1870. Overseer, 188 7-.

Peleg Sprague. A.B., Harvard, 1812; LL.D., Harvard, 1847. b.
28 Apr., 179 3, Duxbury, Mass. Lawyer, Hallowell, Me. Maine Leg.,
1820-22. Member Congress, 1825-29. U. S. Senate, 1829-35. Law-
yer, Boston, Mass., 1835-41. Judge U. S. District Court, Mass.,
1841-65. Overseer, 1821-35. d. 13 Oct., 1880, Boston, Mass.

Edward Stanwood. See Class of 1861. Overseer, 1886-1904.
Trustee, 19 04-.

William Stanwood. b. 5 Apr., 1752, Brunswick, Me. Lieutenant,
1777-80. Mass. Leg., 1794-95. Merchant and shipbuilder. Over-
seer, 1798-1815. d. 24 June, 1829.

Josiah Stebbins. A.B., Yale, 1791; A.M., Yale, 1794. b. 19 Nov.,
1766, Brimfield, Mass. Tutor, Yale, 1794-96. Lawyer, Alna, Me.
Judge Court Com. Pleas, 1813-20. Mem. Exec. Council, Mass.,
1816-1820. Maine Senate, 1825-27. Overseer, 1800-16. Trustee,
1816-29. d. 1 Mar., 1829.

Oliver Crocker Stevens. See Class of 1876. Overseer, 1891-
1911.

Daniel Stone. A.B., Harvard, 1791; A.M., Harvard, 1794. bap-
tized 7 June, 1767, Lincoln, Mass. Pastor, Augusta, Me., 1795-
1809. Civil magistrate. Overseer, 1799-1816. d. May, 1834.

Henry Gookin Storer. See Class of 1832. Overseer, 1857-66.

Seth Storer. See Class of 1807. Overseer, 1843-57.

Woodbury Storer. b. 1760, Wells, Me. Merchant, Portland, Me.
Mass. Leg., 1798-1801; Mass. Senate, 1801-05. Overseer, 1796-
1825. d. 12 July, 1825.



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Charles Edward Swan. See Class of 1844. Overseer, 1861-72.
Trustee, 1872-74.

William Swan. b. 6 Jan., 1782, Groton, Mass. Merchant, Port-
land, Me. Maine Leg., 1827-30. Overseer, 1837-53. d. 18 Sept.,
1853.

William Symmes. A.B., Harvard, 1780; A.M., Harvard, 1783. b.
26 May, 1760, North Andover, Mass.. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Mass.
Const. Conv., 1788. Mass. Leg., 1803-05. Overseer, 1797-1807. d.
7 Jan., 1807.

Joseph White Symonds. See Class of 1860. Overseer, 1871-
1906.
, Francis Loring Talbot. See Class of 1843. Overseer, 1871-80.

Peleg Tallman. b. 24 July, 1764, Tiverton, R. I. Sailor, Revolu-
tionary War. Master mariner. Res., Bath, Me. Mass. Leg., 1801-
04, 1806-07. Member Congress, 1811-13. Maine Senate, 1822-23.
Overseer, 1802-41. d. 8 Mar., 1841.

Benjamin Tappan. A.M., 1815; D.D., 1845; A.B., Harvard, 1805;
A.M., Harvard, 1808; D.D., Colby, 1836. b. 8 Nov., 1788, West
Newbury, Mass. Tutor, 1809-11. Pastor, Augusta, Me. Overseer,
1814-63. d. 22 Dec, 1863.

Benjamin Tappan. See Class of 1833. Overseer, 1864-87.

Enoch Sawyer Tappan. A.B., Harvard, 1801; A.M., Harvard,
1804; M.B., Harvard, 1806; M.D., Harvard, 1811. b. 3 Mar., 1782,
West Newbury, Mass. Physician, Augusta, Me. Overseer, 1816-47.
d. 26 July, 1847.

Thomas Tash. See Class of 1842. Overseer, 18 64-89.

Petrus Stuyvesant TenBroeck. b. 26 Jan., 1792, Albany, N. Y.
Rector, St. Paul's Church, Portland, Me., 1818-31; Concord, N. H.,
1836-44. Overseer, 1821-25. d. 21 Jan., 1849, Danvers, Mass.

John Searle Tenney. See Class of 1816. Overseer, 1842-49.
Trustee, 1849-69.

Sewall Tenney. D.D., 1861; A.B., Dartmouth, 1827; A.M., Dart-
mouth, 1830. b. 27 Aug., 1801, Bradford, Mass. Andover Theol.
Sem., 1831. Pastor, Ellsworth, Me., 1835-77. Trustee, 1859-85.
d. 6 June, 1890.

George Thacher. A.B., Harvard, 1776; A.M., Harvard, 1819. b.
12 Apr., 1754, Yarmouth, Mass. Lawyer, Biddeford, Me. Dele-
gate, Continental Congress, 1787-88. Member Congress, 1789-1801.
Judge Supreme Court, Mass., 1801-24. Me. Const. Conv., 1819.
Overseer, 1806-18. d. 6 Apr., 1824.

Josiah Thacher. A.B., Princeton, 1760; A.M., Yale, 1765. b. 8
July, 1733, Lebanon, Conn. Pastor, Gorham, Me., 1767-79. Judge
Court Common Pleas, 1784-99. Mass. Leg., 1783-87, 1791-92,
1797; Mass. Senate, 1785-90, 1793, 1795. Trustee, 1794-99. d. 25
Dec, 1799.

Peter Thacher. See Class of 1831. Overseer, 1870-90.

Stephen Thacher. A.B., Yale, 1795; A.M., Yale, 1829. b. 9 Jan.,
1774, Lebanon, Conn. Merchant, Kennebunk, Me., 1803-18. Judge
of Probate, Kennebunk, Me., 1807-18. U. S. Coll. Customs, Lubec,
Me., 1818-30. Res., Lubec, 1818-56. Overseer, 1821-27. d. 19
Feb., 1859, Rockland, Me.

Samuel Thatcher. A.B., Harvard, 1793; A.M., Harvard, 1796.



Trustees and Overseers .23;

b. 1 July, 1776, Cambridge, Mass. Lawyer, Warren, Me. Mass-
Leg., 1801, 1805-10, 1812-13. Maine Leg., 1822-23. Member Con-
gress, 1802-05. Res., Bangor, Me. Overseer, 1798-1818. d. 18>
July, 1872.

William Widgery Thomas, b. 7 Nov., 1803, Portland, Me. Mer-
chant and banker. Maine Leg., 1855; Senate, 1858. Overseer,.
1856-87. d. 21 Nov., 1896.

Samuel Thompson, b. 22 Mar., 1735, Biddeford, Me. Farmer,.
Brunswick, Me. Member Mass. Provincial Congress. Brig.-Gen.,.
Revolutionary War. Mass. Leg., 1785-86, 1788, 1790-94; Mass..
Senate, 1787, 1797-98; Mass. Council, 1794; Mass. Const. Conv.,.
1788. Overseer, 1794-98. d. 16 May, 1798.

Benjamin Thurston. A.B., Harvard, 1774; A.M., Harvard, 1777-
b. 25 Sept., 1753, Bradford, Mass. Pastor, North Hampton, N. H.»
1784-1800. Overseer, 1801-04. d. 1804, near Raleigh, N. C.

David Thurston. A.B., Dartmouth, 1804; A.M., Dartmouth,
1807; D.D., Dartmouth, 1853. b. 6 Feb., 1779, Georgetown, Mass.
Pastor, Winthrop, Me., 1807-51. Overseer, 1832-64. d. 7 May,
1865, Litchfield, Me.

Eli Thurston. A.B., Amherst, 1834; D.D., Amherst, 1866. b. 14
June, 1808, Brighton, Mass. Pastor, Hallowell, Me., 1838-48; Fall
River, Mass., 1848-69. Overseer, 1839-56. d. 19 Dec, 1869.

Nathaniel Thwing. b. 26 June, 1731, Boston, Mass. Judge Court
Com. Pleas, Woolwich, Me. Mass. Leg., 1784, 1792, 1794. Over-
seer, 1794-97. d. 6 Mar., 1817.

Joseph Titcomb. See Class of 1843. Overseer, 1862-68. Trus-
tee, 1868-91. Treasurer, 1873-74.

William Henry Todd. See Class of 1853. Overseer, 1867-85.

John Tompson. A.B., Harvard, 1765; A.M., Harvard, 1768. b.
1.4 Oct., 1740, Scarboro, Me. Pastor, Standish, Me., 1768-81; South
Berwick, Me., 1783-1828. Overseer, 1794-98. d. 21 Dec, 1828.

Charles Cutler Torrey. See Class of 1884. Overseer, 1899-.

Charles Turner. A.B., Harvard, 1752; A.M., Harvard, 1755. b-
3 Sept., 1732, Scituate, Mass. Pastor, Duxbury, Mass., 1755-75.
Mass. Senate, 1780-88. Mass. Const. Conv., 1788. Res., Turner,
Me., 1791. Overseer, 1794-96. Trustee, 1796-98. d. 10 Aug.,
1818, Turner, Me.

Levi Turner. See Class of 1886. Overseer, 1907-11.

Bennet Tyler. A.B., Yale, 1804; A.M., Yale, 1807; D.D., Middle-
bury, 1823. b. 10 July, 1783, Middlebury, Conn. Pastor, South
Britain, Conn., 1808-22. Pres., Dartmouth, 1822-28. Pastor, Port-
land, Me., 1828-34. Pres., East Windsor Theol. Inst., 1834-58.
Overseer, 1831-40. d. 14 May, 1858.

Charles Vaughan. b. 30 June, 1759, London, Eng. Merchant,.
Boston, Mass. Land-owner, Hallowell, Me. Overseer, 1811-39. d.
15 May, 1839.

John Apthorp Vaughan. See Class of 1815. Overseer, 1830-40-

Richard Hampton Vose. See Class of 1822. Overseer, 1841-64-

Peleg Wadsworth. A.B., Harvard, 1769; A.M., Harvard, 1772.
b. 6 May, 1748, Duxbury, Mass. Brig.-Gen., Revolutionary War.
Merchant, Portland, Me. Mass. Senate, 1792. Member Congress,
1793-1806. Overseer, 1794-1800. d. 18 Nov., 1829, Hiram, Me.



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John Waite. b. 10 July, 1732, Newbury, Mass. Mariner, Port-
land, Me. Capt., French and Indian War. Col., Revolutionary War.
Member Provincial Congress, Mass. Mass. Leg., 1806-07. Sheriff,
Cumberland Co., 1776-1809. Overseer, 1794-1801. d. 20 Jan.,
1820.

Joseph Walker. See Class of 1818. Overseer, 1847-51.

Hugh Wallis. A.B., Dartmouth, 1791; A.M., Dartmouth, 1794.
b. 15 June, 1767, Colerain, Mass. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1795-1800;
Pompey, N. Y., 1803-09; Litchfield, N. Y., 1809-14. Overseer, 1797-
1800. d. 7 Sept., 1848, Gates, N. Y.

Ashur Ware. LL.D., 1837; A.B., Harvard, 1804; A.M., Harvard,
1807. b. 10 Feb., 1782, Sherburne, Mass. Tutor, Harvard, 1807-
11. Prof., Greek, Harvard, 1811-15. Lawyer, Portland, Me. Judge
U. S. Dist. Court, 1822-66. Trustee, 1811-44. d. 10 Sept., 1873.

Ebenezer Tucker Warren. A.B., Harvard, 1800; A.M., Harvard,
1803. b. 11 Sept., 1779, Foxboro, Mass. Lawyer, Hallowell, Me.
Overseer, 1821-30. Mass. Senate, 1816. d. 15 Aug., 1830, Quincy,
111.

William Warren. See Class of 1837. Overseer, 1868-79.

John Anderson Waterman. See Class of 1846. Overseer, 1880-
•92.

Edwin Bonaparte Webb. See Class of 1846. Overseer, 1856-71.
Trustee, 1871-1901; Vice-President of the Board, 1894-1901.

William Webb. b. 1764(7). Merchant, Bath, Me. U. S. Collec-
tor Customs, Bath, Me. Mass. Leg., 1808-09. Overseer, 1799-1800.
d. 29 Apr., 1822.

Nathaniel Webster. A.B., Harvard, 1769; A.M., Harvard, 1772.
b. 22 Nov., 1749, Kingston, Mass. Pastor, Biddeford, Me., 1779-
1828. Overseer, 1794-98. d. 8 Mar., 1830, Portland.

Allen Hayden Weld. A.B., Yale, 1834; A.M., Yale, 1838. b. 7
:Sept., 1809, Braintree, Vt. Andover Theol. Sem. Prin., North Yar-
mouth Acad., 1837-47; Cumberland Acad., Maryland, 1850-56; Til-
den Female Sem., West Lebanon, N. H, 1856-59. Overseer, 1841-
60. d. 18 Oct., 1882, Troy, Wis.

Nathaniel Wells. A.B., Harvard, 1760; A.M., Harvard, 1763. b.
28 Oct., 1740, Wells, Me. Teacher, Wells. Mass. Leg., 1780-82,
1800-01, '03, '11; Senate, 1782-86, 1788-98; Council, 1799; Mass.
Const. Conv., 1779, 1788. Judge Court Com. Pleas. Overseer,
1794-97. d. 6 Dec, 1816.

Daniel Weston, b. 1764(?). Pastor, Gray, Me., 1803-25. Over-
seer, 1805-13. d. 1837.

Edward Payson Weston. See Class of 1839. Overseer, 1864-80.

Nathan Weston. A.M., 1807; LL.D., 1843; also Dartmouth, 1831;
also Colby, 1831; A.B., Dartmouth, 1803; A.M., Dartmouth, 1806.
b. 27 July, 1782, Augusta, Me. Mass. Leg., 1808. Lawyer. Chief
Just. Cir. Court, Mass., 1811-20. Judge Supreme Court, Me., 1820-
34; Chief Justice, 1834-41. Overseer, 1820-21. Trustee, 1821-72;
Vice-President of the Board, 1858-72. d. 4 June, 1872, Augusta,
Me.

Seneca White. A.B., Dartmouth, 1818. b. 27 Feb., 1794, West
Boylston, Mass. Andover Theol. Sem., 1822. Pastor, Bath, Me.,
1823-30; Wiscasset, Me., 1832-37; Marshfield, Mass., 1838-50; Am-



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herst, N. H., 1852-65. Overseer, 1825-40. d. 11 Jan., 1865.

Ezekiel Whitman. LL.D., 1843; also Brown, 1843; A.B., Brown,
1795. b. 9 Mar., 1776, East Bridgewater, Mass. Lawyer, Portland,
Me. Member Congress, 1809-11, 1817-22. Me. Const. Conv., 1819.
Chief Justice Supreme Court, Maine, 1841-48. Overseer, 1816-18.
d. 1 Aug., 1866, East Bridgewater, Mass.

Eliphalet Whittlesey. A.B., Yale, 1842; A.M., Yale, 1847; LL.D.,
Yale, 1902; D.D., Howard Univ., 1882. b. 14 May, 1821, New
Britain, Conn. Yale Theol. Sem., 1850. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1851-
61. Professor Rhetoric and Oratory, 1861-65. Capt., U. S. V.,
1862. Brevet Brig.-Gen., 1865. Prof., Rhet. and Eng. Lit., How-
ard Univ., 1867-7 4. Sec'y U. S. Board of Indian Commissioners,
1874-1900. Res., Washington, D. C. Overseer, 1859-63. d. 30
Sept., 1909.

William Widgery. b. 1753, Philadelphia, Penn. Marine Officer,
Revolutionary War. Merchant, Portland, Me. Mass. Leg., 1787-94,
1795; Senate, 1794. Mass. Const. Conv., 1788. Council, 1806-07.
Member Congress, 1811-13. Overseer, 1794-1800. d. 1822.

John Wilde. A.B., Middlebury, 1827. b. 17 July, 1803, Dorches-
ter, Mass. Andover Theol. Sem., 1831. Pastor, Grafton, Mass.,
1832-38; Conway, N. H., 1839-45; Falmouth, Me., 1845-52; Tops-
ham, Me., 1853-55. Overseer, 1850-68. d. 9 Feb., 1868, Alexan-
dria, Va.

Samuel Sumner Wilde. LL.D., 1817; A.B., Dartmouth, 1789;
A.M., Harvard, 1810; LL.D., Harvard, 1841; also Dartmouth, 1849.
b. 5 Feb., 1771, Taunton, Mass. Lawyer, Hallowell, Me. Judge
Supreme Court, Mass., 1815-50. Overseer, 1800-11. Trustee, 1811-
24. d. 22 June, 1855, Boston, Mass.

Ebenezer Williams. A.B., Harvard, 1760; A.M., Harvard, 1763.
b. 1735 (?), Roxbury, Mass. Pastor, Falmouth, Me., 1765-99. Over-
seer, 1794-99. d. 25 Feb., 1799.

Reuel Williams. A.M., 1820; LL.D., 1855; A.M., Harvard, 1815.
b. 2 June, 1783, Augusta, Me. Lawyer. Maine Leg., 1822-25, '29,
'32, '48; Senate, 1826-28. U. S. Senate, 1837-43. Trustee, 1822-
60. d. 25 July, 1862.

Thomas Williams. A.B., Brown, 1809; A.M., Brown, 1812. b. 11
Mar., 1787, Weymouth, Mass. Pastor, Brewer, Me., 1813-22; Fox-
croft, Me., 1823-35; Poland, Me., 1835-46. Overseer, 1826-46. d.
24 Nov., 1846.

William Durkee Williamson. A.B., Brown, 1804; A.M., Brown,
1807; also Harvard, 1820. b. 31 July, 1779, Canterbury, Conn.
Lawyer, Bangor, Me., 1807-46. Mass. Senate, 1816-20. Pres.,
Maine Senate, 1820-21. Member Congress, 1821-23. Judge Pro-
bate, 1824-40. Overseer, 1821-31. d. 27 May, 1846.

Franklin Augustus Wilson. See Class of 1854. Overseer, 1893-
1911.

Joshua Wingate. A.B., Harvard, 1795; A.M., Harvard, 1798. b.
28 June, 1773, Amesbury, Mass. Merchant, Hallowell, Me. U. S.
Coll. Customs, Bath, Me., 1806-19. Me. Const. Conv., 1819.
Banker, Portland, Me. Overseer, 1813-21. Trustee, 1821-43. d.
<6 Nov., 1843.

Josiah Winship. A.B., Harvard, 1762; A.M., Harvard, 1765.



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bapt. 28 May, 1738, Cambridge, Mass. Pastor, Woolwich, Me.,
1765-1824. Overseer, 1797-1800. Trustee, 1800-17. d. 2 Sept.,
1824.

Francis Winter. A.B., Harvard, 1765; A.M., Harvard, 1768. b.
3 Dec, 1744, Boston, Mass. Pastor, Bath, Me., 1767-87. Mass.
Leg., 1784, '86, '92, '94, 1796-98. Overseer, 1794-98. d. 20 Dec,
1826.

Andrew Peters Wiswell. See Class of 1873. Overseer, 1899-
1904. Trustee, 1904-06.

Abiel Wood. b. 22 July, 1772, Wiscasset, Me. Merchant and
banker. Member Congress, 1813-15. Mass. Leg., 1807-10, 1816.
Me. Const. Conv., 1819. Mem. Council, 1820-21. Overseer, 1811-
34. d. 26 Oct., 1834, Belfast, Me.

William Wood. See Class of 1829. Overseer, 1857-64.

Wilmot Wood. See Class of 1816. Overseer, 1831-65.

Richard Woodhull. See Class of 1827. Overseer, 1847-73.

Cyrus Woodman. See Class of 1836. Overseer, 1873-89.

Ernest Boy en Young. See Class of 1892. Overseer, 19 09-.

Stephen Jewett Young. See Class of 1859. Treasurer and ex-
officio Trustee, 1874-95.



TREASURERSl

David Mitchel. 1794-96. Joseph McKeen. 1829-65.

Samuel Freeman. 1796-99 John Rogers. 1865-71.

Dummer Sewall. 1799-1805. Amos DeF. Lockwood. 1871-73.

Benjamin J. Porter. 1805-15. Joseph Titcomb. 1873-74.

Benjamin Orr. 1815-16. Stephen J. Young. 1874-95.

John Abbot. 1816-29. Ira P. Booker. 189 5-.



TRUSTEES

WILLIAM DeWITT HYDE, President

1867 Joshua L. Chamberlain 1907 Lucilius A. Emery

1884 William L. Putnam 1908 William T. Cobb

1889 Thomas H. Hubbard 1910 Franklin C. Payson

1901 Samuel V. Cole 1911 Weston Lewis

1904 Edward Stanwood

1895 Ira P. Booker, Treasurer
1894 Barrett Potter, Secretary

1 The Treasurer is an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees, and these, names,
as well as those of the present Boards of Trustees and Overseers, are .repeated^merely
for convenience of reference.



Officers of Instruction



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OVERSEERS

1888 CHARLES F. LIBBY, President
1880 GALEN C. MOSES, Vice-President



1870 Henry F. Harding 1904

1877 Alfred Mitchell 1905

1877 Jotham B. Sewall 1905

1881 Edward N. Packard 1905

1884 Daniel A. Robinson 1906

1886 Frederic H. Gerrish 1906

1887 Henry Newbegin 1907

1887 William E. Spear 1908

1888 Charles U. Bell 1909
1888 John A. Morrill 1909
1890 Edgar M. Cousins 1909

1893 Enoch Foster 1909

1894 James P. Baxter 1909

1896 Joseph E. Moore 1910

1897 Edwin U. Curtis 1911
1897 Charles H. Cutler 1911
1899 Charles C. Torrey 1911
1899 George F. Cary 1911
1901 William J. Curtis 1911
1903 Frederick H. Appleton



Charles T. Hawes
Clarence Hale
DeAlva S. Alexander
Alfred E. Burton
George P. Davenport
Addison E. Herrick
Frederic A. Fisher
Frederick A. Powers
Ernest B. Young
Edgar O. Achorn
Frederick O. Conant
Thomas J. Emery
Alpheus Sanford
Henry C. Emery
Herbert M. Heath
Augustus F. Moulton
John A. Peters
Henry B. Quinby
Wilbert G. Mallett



189 4 Thomas H. Riley, Secretary



OFFICERS OF INSTRUCTION



John Abbot, A.M. See Trustees.

Joseph Hale Abbot, A.M. See Class of 1822.

Edville Gerhardt Abbott, A.M., M.D. See Class of 1906.

Samuel Adams, A.M., M.D. See Class of 1831.

Henry Bissell Alvord. B.S., Mass. Inst. Tech., 1907. b. 24 Mar.,
1885, Montague, Mass. Asst., Civil Engineering, Mass. Inst. Tech.,
1907-10. Inst., Surveying, Mech. Drawing and Geology, 1910-11;
Asst. Prof., Surveying, Mech. Drawing and Astronomy, 1911-.

Robert Amory. A.B., Harvard, 1863; A.M., Harvard, 1866; M.D.,
Harvard, 1866. b. 3 May, 1842, Boston, Mass. Physician, Boston,
1867-1910. Lect., Harvard. Prof., Physiology, 1872-75. d. 27
Aug., 1910, Nahant, Mass.

Henry Edwin Andrews, A.M. See Class of 1894.

Richard Mills Andrews, A.M. See Class of 1896.

Edward Swasey Anthoine, A.M. See Class of 1902.

John Appleton, LL.D. See Class of 1822.

George Shuttleworth Atwood. b. 21 Aug., 1849, Boston, Mass»



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Amherst College, 1870-72. Univ. Berlin. Inst., Modern Languages,
1882-83; Asst. Prof., 1883-84. Prin. St. John's Academy, Presque
Isle, Me. Sec, American Association Trade and Commerce, Berlin,
Germany.

John Avery. LL.D., 1887; A.B., Amherst, 1861; A.M., Amherst,
1864. b. 18 Sept., 1837, Conway, Mass. Prof., Latin and Greek,
Iowa Coll., 1870-77. Prof., Greek and Latin, 1877-81; Greek, 1881-
S7. d. 1 Sept., 1887, North Bridgton, Me.



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