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April 10. Woman's edition of Northwestern issued; Ruth Woolson, '02,
editor-in-chief; Amy Olgen, business manager. 11 "Mrs. Jarley's Wax-
works" presented at Fisk Hall by townspeople and students for benefit of
University Settlement. 12 Baseball: Northwestern, 18; Physicians and
Surgeons, 5. 15 Hinman debate for Raymond prizes. 18 Syllabus
issued by junior class. Deutsche Gesellschaft presents "Militaerfromm" in
Music Hall. 19 Inter-department track meet on Sheppard field, won by
College of Liberal Arts. Baseball: Northwestern, 2; Chicago, 3. Women's
basket-ball team plays Wheaton College. 26 Burlesque of " Lohengrin" pre-
sented by women of Willard Hall for benefit of University Settlement. Inter-
scholastic track meet on Sheppard field ; academies and high schools of five
states represented. Baseball: Northwestern, 7; Wisconsin, 9. 28 Wo-
men's basket-ball team defeats Evanston High School, 22-5.

May 1. Seniors appear in cap and gown. 2 Final contest of Northern
Oratorical League in Chicago. 3 Dual track meet lost to Beloit College.
Baseball: Northwestern, 4; Beloit, 2. 8 Annual Christian Association
number of Northwestern. 9 Track meet with University of Chicago; lost,
77-35. Baseball: Northwestern, 11; Nebraska, 3. 13 Northwestern, 0;
Michigan, 1. University Bulletin issued; catalogue number. 17 Baseball:
Northwestern, 10; Wisconsin, 11. 20 Annual "sorority race" run by chosen
men. 21 Spring tennis tournament. 23 Baseball: Northwestern, 4; Chi-
cago, 2. 28 Annual Y. M. C. A. supper to College men at Old College. 29
Law School edition of Northwestern issued. 30 "Trig" play, "The Devil's
Timepiece," presented at Fisk Hall by freshmen. F. D. Wolf, '01, succeeds
K. E. Pease, '01, as Northwestern' s representative missionary.

June 3. Senior chapel. 4 Baseball: Northwestern, 1; Chicago, 0.
Northwestern, 2; Chicago, 11. 7 Northwestern, 1; Beloit, 5. 11 Evening
concert by University band on campus. 15 Baccalaureate address by Rev.
Dr. H. L. Willett of University of Chicago. 16 Class day. Morning exer-
cises under tent south of Lunt Library: poem, Stewart; oration, West. Ivy
planted at southwest corner of Library; oration by Miss Wadden. Afternoon :
Procession from Willard Hall to campus west of University Hall. Seniors in
black cap and gown, juniors in white and purple, sophomores in red. History,
Miss Ely; prophecy, Miss Shuman; gifts, Clements; class song; pipe of peace.
17 Kirk contest. 18 Presentation to University of boulder fountain in
front of University Hall; speech by G. H. Parkinson; response by President
James. Dinner to senior class by President and Mrs. James at Willard Hall;
18 Gathering of four hundred alumni at University Hall; procession by
classes ; march around campus ; original cheer for each building from class of
'02. Luncheon to alumni and senior class under tent. Address to alumni by
President James. Address before Phi Beta Kappa by Professor Turner of
University of Wisconsin. President's reception. 19 Forty-fourth Commence-
ment at Auditorium. Ninety-two graduates of the College. Address by
Senator Dolliver of Iowa.



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Sept. Dr. A. H. Thorndike becomes Professor of English Literature, and
Dr. Willard Instructor in History. 20 Football: Northwestern, 15; Fort
Sheridan, 0. 24 "College night" at Assembly Hall. 27 Football: North-
western, 10; Naperville, 5.

Oct. 1. Library hours extend from 8 A. M. to* 9 p. M. Football: North-
western, 11 ; Chicago Dentals, 0. 4 Northwestern, 26; Lake Forest, 0. 11
Northwestern, 11; Rush Medical, 0. 12 Bishop Hartzell addresses students
at Fisk Hall. Joint reception of Christian Associations. Inter-state School
of Correspondence affiliated with the University. 18 Football on Marshall
field: Northwestern, 0; Chicago, 12. 19 Sunday, Installation exercises
begin. Evanston pulpits filled by college presidents. Academic service in
afternoon at First Methodist church. Two hundred delegates from American
and foreign institutions present. Address by President Hyde of Bowdoin
College. 20 Monday, University day. Procession of students of all depart-
ments through Evanston and campus, viewed by President and Mrs. James in
front of University Hall. Meeting of students at First M. E. church presided
over by Congressman Foss. Addresses by F. P. Mies and M. Mills on behalf of
students, Dr. Murphy on behalf of faculties, President Bashford of Ohio Wes-
leyan University, President Thwing of Western Reserve University, President
Northrop of University of Minnesota. Overflow meeting at Fisk Hall ad-
dressed by same men. Luncheon served to students of Chicago departments
at Lunt Library. Reunion of alumni at Fisk Hall. Evening : Illumination
of campus and torchlight procession of students with floats and transparen-
cies, ending with bonfire at fountain square. Receptions to President James
and official guests at Evanston clubs. Formal opening of Law School quarters
in Northwestern University Building (old Tremont House). Address by Hon.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Massachusetts. 21
Tuesday, Installation day. Formal reception of delegates and official guests
at Fisk Hall. Procession of dignitaries in academic attire from Lunt Library
to Fisk Hall. Hon. Oliver H. Horton, first vice-president of trustees, presides.
Addresses of welcome by Judge Horton on behalf of University Corporation,
Dr. N. S. Davis, Jr., on behalf of faculties, Mayor James A. Patten on behalf of
Evanston. Responses by President Gunsaulus of Armour Institute, Presi-
dent Cook of 111. State Normal School, Prof. S. N. Patten of University of
Pennsylvania, Chancellor Day of Syracuse University, President Jesse of Uni-
versity of Missouri, Dr. Alfred Nerincx of University of Louvain, Belgium,
Prof. J. H. Finley of Princeton University, President L. S. Rowe of American
Academy of Political and Social Science. Luncheon to delegates at Lunt Li-
brary. Procession of delegates, official guests, trustees, faculties, alumni and
student representatives, from Lunt Library to First Methodist church at 2 :30.
Installation ceremonies: Luther's hymn; prayer by Bishop Merrill; address
by Judge Horton on behalf of University Corporation; response by President
James; address by Dr. Daniel Bonbright on behalf of faculties; by Rev. F. M.
Bristol on behalf of alumni ; by Eddy Brandt, '03, on behalf of students ; ad-
dresses by Dean Briggs of Harvard College, President Raymond of Wesleyan
University, President Angell of University of Michigan, President Wheeler of
University of California, and President Harper of University of Chicago; in-






COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS 57

augural address by President James on "Some Features of American Higher
Education"; hymn, "America"; benediction by Bishop Warren. Reception
by President and Mrs. James at Northwestern University Building, Chicago.
Opening of student lecture course. 24 First preliminary debate; Adelphic
and Garrett Biblical Institute teams. 25 Football: Northwestern, 0.
Knox, 15. Seniors appear in cap and gown. 31 Hinman-Rogers debate,
second preliminary.

Nov. 1. Football: Northwestern, 0; Purdue, 5. Cross-country Club
resumes runs. Fall tennis tournament. 8 Football: Northwestern, 0;
Wisconsin, 5. Annual Y. M. C. A. handbook and student directory issued.
Alarm over smallpox; students all required to be vaccinated. 14 Hinman
team wins from Adelphic-Garrett in final debate to determine representatives
for intercollegiate contest. 15 Football: Northwestern, 10; Beloit, 0.
22 Northwestern, 0; Illinois, 17. 27 Thanksgiving game at Lincoln, Neb.
Northwestern, 0; Nebraska, 12. No league game won this year. Professor
Clark publishes history of late athletics in Northwestern. 28 Conferring of
degree of LL. D. upon Dr. Adolf Lorenz with impressive ceremonies at North-
western University Building, Chicago. Procession of faculties. Reception.

Dec. 4. Football number of Northwestern. 5 Y. W. C. A. holds ba-
zaar at church. New chapel service compiled by Dr. Patten. 8 Woman's
basket-ball team defeats New Trier High School. 12 W. E. McCornack of
Dartmouth chosen as football coach. 16 Post-graduates organize a club.
18 Missionary number of Northwestern. Annual football dinner.

1908.

Jan. Horace Butterworth of University of Chicago becomes athletic and
gymnasium director. Freshmen appear in white felt hats. 14 Prof. John
Q. Adams, '89, lecturer of University of Pennsylvania, addresses University
Guild. 16 Northwestern-Minnesota debate won by Northwestern' s team,
Woods, Palmer, and Smith, who will debate with Chicago for championship in
Central Debating League. 27 Alumni dinner at Auditorium Hotel. 28
Founders' day. Dedication of Northwestern University Building; history of
old Tremont House told by Dr. Sheppard ; presentation of keys to President
James; response by President James; reception on Law School floor to
President Hadley of Yale University and Dean Ames of the Law School
of Harvard University, Dean Prescott of the School of Pharmacy, Univer-
sity of Michigan, Professor Keen of Jefferson Medical College, and Dean
Kirk of the Dental School, University of Pennsylvania. Evening celebration
at Auditorium, Chicago ; conferring of honorary degrees: LL.D. upon Deans
Ames and Prescott and Professor Keen; Sc. D. upon Dean Kirk. Address
by President Hadley.

Feb. 12. Annual "post-exam, jubilee" under auspices of Christian Associ-
ations at Y. M. C. A. house. 17 "Faust" presented at Auditorium by Ger-
man troupe secured through efforts of German consulate and the German de-
partments of Northwestern and Chicago Universities. 20 Cleveland contest.
26 Opening of series of lectures in department of Economics. 28 Inter-
department track meet at First Regiment Armory. Law School wins from



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the College. Announcement of courses for graduate students. J. N. Pearce,
'96, becomes Instructor in Chemistry. Library now contains 50,065 bound
volumes and 36,000 pamphlets.

March 6. Preliminary contest of Northern Oratorical League. 13
Junior play in Fisk Hall, "What Happened to Jones."

April 2. Theodore Roosevelt, LL.D., '93, President of the United States,
addresses students on campus. Procession of faculties and students of all
departments of the University, in academic costume. Salute of twenty-one
guns fired from College campus by battery of U. S. Regular Artillery.




ALUMNI

OF THE

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS




CLASS OF 1859.

1. *THOMAS EMERSON ANNIS.
Born 15 Jan. 1836, at Hamburg, N. Y. Prepared at Laporte, Ind. A.B.
1862, A.M. 1866, M.D., Rush Medical College, Chicago. Teacher, 1859-63.
Practicing physician at Holland, Mich., 1866-83; at National City, Gal.,
1883-1902.

Married Sarah Baum, of Tipton, la., 29 Aug. 1865.
Children MARY (DADMUN), born 9 Sept. 1866.
JENNIE B., born 24 June 1871 .
CHARLES H., born 4 Jan. 1875.
SARAH P., born 7 March 1878.
Died 5 April 1902, at National City, Cal.

2. *WINCHESTER ELHANON CLIFFORD.

FATHER OF Nos. 500 AND 571.

Born 21 April 1837, at Dupage, 111. Prepared at Mt. Morris Seminary.
Entered from Illinois Wesleyan University. A.B. 1862, A.M. Phi Gamma
Delta. Teacher in Mendota and Joliet, 111., and Mineral Spring, Wis. After-
ward in insurance business. Associated with B. F. Jacobs in organizing the
Sunday School Union of Chicago. Contributor to Chicago Inter Ocean and
Waukegan Gazette.

Married Emily Margaret Smith, 18 Sept. 1861, in Will Co., 111.

Children CHESTER CARROLL (No. 500), born 10 Aug. 1865; died 11 May

1899.

CAROLINE (BURBANK), (No. 571), born 16 Aug. 1868.
Died 17 March 1898.

3. *SAMUEL L. EASTMAN.

Born 11 Feb. 1830, at Newbury, Vt. Prepared at Newbury Seminary.
A.B. 1863, A.M. Principal Newbury Seminary, Vt., 1876-87. Clergyman
in Iowa.

Married (1) Emily Colburn, Jan. 1859; she died 5 Aug. 1862. (2)
Emilie G. Batchelder, 10 April 1867, at Montpelier, Vt.
Children ELLEN C., born in 1861 ; died.
ADAH G., born in 1868.
ARTHUR L., born in 1870; died.
Died in 1899.

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4. HENRY MARTIN KIDDER.

Born 12 May 1839, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Prepared at Mount Morris,
111. Ph. B. Phi Delta Theta. Hinman. Assisted in the rescue of passengers
from the wreck of the Lady Elgin, 8 Sept. 1860. 'Farmer, 1859-62. Enlisted
as private in 15th Illinois Cavalry, U. S. Volunteers, 15 Dec. 1862. Com-
missioned 2d Lieutenant 1st Arkansas Cavalry, U. S. Vols., 1 April 1863.
Commissioned Major, 5th Cavalry, U. S. colored troops, 16 March 1865;
Lieutenant-Colonel, 25 Jan. 1866; mustered out with regiment, 16 March
1866. War service was with the Army of the Frontier, Army of the Gulf, and
in the Department of the Ohio. Was in th^ battle of Fayetteville and numer-
ous skirmishes. Since the war, in business in Chicago. Now on the Board
of Trade. Trustee of the Village of Evanston for eight years, and alderman of
the City of Evanston, 1892-94.

Married Sara C. Ravenhill, of Newark, N. J., 25 Jan. 1867.

Children KATHRYN COURTNEY .
DANIEL PANCOAST.

Residence, 1705 Lincoln St., Evanston, 111.

5. ELHANON JOHN SEARLE.

BROTHER OF No. 10.

Born 18 Jan. 1835, in Fairfield County, Ohio. Prepared in Rock River
Seminary, Mt. Morris, 111. A. B. 1870, A. M. Hinman. During senior year
studied law under John L. Beveridge, Esq., Chicago, and from Nov. 1859 to
March 1861, in the office of Abraham Lincoln and William H. Herndon, Spring-
field, 111. Enlisted in Co. H, 10th Illinois Cavalry, 23 Sept. 1861 ; served as
private to Dec. 1861; promoted to 1st Lieutenant; transferred and promoted
to Captain, Company M, 7 July 1862; Lieutenant-Colonel, in 1st Ark. Inf.,
Feb. 1863; mustered out 10 Aug. 1865; commanded important posts; for sev-
eral months provost marshal of a sub-military dept. and often served upon
military commissions and courts martial. Lawyer ever since the war. In
Arkansas, 1866-76, being state's attorney in judicial circuit composed of nine
counties, Jan. 1866-Jan. 1867, circuit judge in same circuit, Feb. 1867 to
Jan. 1871, and associate justice of supreme court from Jan. 1871 to 1876;
member of State Board of Education of Arkansas, 1872-76, and trustee of
State University, 1870-76. Followed legal profession in St. Louis, Mo., 1876-
1881 ; in Illinois, 1881 .

Married Kate Pierce, 1 April 1863, at Springfield, 111

Children CHARLES J., born 16 May 1866.
BLANCHE, born 26 April 1875.

Residence, 2602, 8 Ave., Rock Island, 111.

CLASS OF 1860.

6. *ALPHONSO CLARK LINN.

Born 4 Sept. 1836, at Windsor, Maine. Prepared in Lee Center Academy
and Mount Morris Seminary. A. B. 1863, A. M. Tutor in Mathematics and



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Latin, Northwestern University, 1860-64. Enlisted 4 May 1864, as Captain
of Co. F, locally known as ''University Guards," 134th Reg., Illinois Infantry.
Died of typhoid fever in camp at Columbus, Ky., 10 July 1864.

7. WILLIAM ALEXANDER LORD.

Born 31 Aug. 1838, at Rochester, N. Y. Prepared at Evanston, 111. A. B.
Phi Delta Theta. First Lieutenant 13th (renumbered 5th) Mo. Cavalry,
Dec. 1861 ; resigned 16 Aug. 1862. Enlisted as Captain of Co. H, 14th 111.
Cavalry, 6 Feb. 1863; mustered out 31 July 1865. Became Major' on staffs
of Major-Gene ral George Stoneman and Brigadier-General G. W. Schofield.
Was captured, but escaped after 13 days; walked two hundred miles to safety.
Brevetted Brigadier-General for gallant conduct. Practiced law, 1865-75; in
mercantile pursuits, 1875-81 ; supt. Broadstreet's Western Agency, 1881-88 ;
sec. and treas. James Walsh Mercantile Co., St. Louis, Mo., 1889.

Married (1) Sarah Camp, 18 April 1869. (2) Ellen J. Seger, 11 Aug. 1872.

Children WILLIE D., born in 1870.

BESSIE M., born in 1873; died.

Address unknown.

8. HOMER ALURED PLIMPTON.

Born 11 June 1838, at North East, Erie Co., Pa. Prepared at Painesville
(O.) Academy. Entered from Oberlin College. A. B. Hinman; Phi Delta
Theta. Taught school at Sterling, 111., 1860-61. Enlisted as private in Co.
G, 39th 111. Vol. Inf., 14 Aug. 1861; re-enlisted as veteran, 1 Jan. 1864; First
Lieutenant, 29 Oct. 1864; Captain, 5 Dec. 1864; Major, 11 May 1865; Lieu-
tenant-Colonel, 6 June 1865; mustered out as Major, 16 Dec. 1865. In Inter-
nal Revenue Dept. service, Chicago, 1865-80. Supt. of the Anglo-American
Mining Co., Red Cliff, Colo. Miner, cattle raiser and fruit grower. Sec. of
the Perris (Cal.) Irrigation District. Postmaster.
Married Sophia Wood, 23 Dec. 1868, at Chicago, 111.
Children GRACE SOPHIA, born 17 Nov. 1869.

MARY ELIZABETH (ALABASTER), born 2 Mar. 1871 (wife of No.

642.)

HELEN LOUISE, born 3 May 1875.
STELLA GERTRUDE, born 17 Sept. 1877.
HOMER WOOD, born 14 Dec. 1883.
sidence, Riverside, Cal.

9. WILLIAM H. H. RALEIGH.

Born 20 Nov. 1839, near Cambridge, Md. Prepared at Cambridge (Md.)
and Northwestern University Academy. Ph. B. Phi Delta Theta. En-
tered the Confederate Army, Jan. 1862. Served as Sergeant-Major, Brevet
Lieutenant, and Adjutant in 1st Battalion Artillery, General Stonewall
Jackson's and General E well's corps, 1862-65; brevetted Major at close of
war; was in nearly every fight from first seven days about Richmond to
surrender of General Lee ; wounded several times. Was one of the 6500 who
surrendered at Appomattox. Was judge of credits, Hodges Bros., Baltimore,
Md., 1865-1884. Engaged in law and collections in Baltimore since 1865;



62 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY [1860

manager and proprietor of Merchants' Protection, Credit and Collection Bu-
reau, Baltimore.

Married Nannie Edwards, 22 Feb. 1869; she died 8 June 1896.

Child FLORENCE, born 14 April 1870; died 9^Dec. 1874.

Residence, Mount Royal Apartments, Baltimore, Md.

Office, 10 Hopkins Place, Baltimore, Md.

10. *ELMORE QUINN SEARLE.
BROTHER OF No. 5.

Born in March 1837, in Fairfield County, Ohio. Prepared in Rock River
Seminary, Mt. Morris, Illinois. A. B. Taught in public schools of Central
Illinois until he entered the U. S. Army. Enlisted in Company M, 10th
Illinois Cavalry, 1 Nov. 1861. Served as Sergeant to date of discharge, 16
Aug. 1862. Discharged on account of disability contracted in service, and died
soon after in Minnesota, where he had gone to recover health. His brother
writes of him: "He was an uncommonly brave and patriotic soldier, and
had he not been disabled, would have been rapidly promoted on his merits."

Died in 1862, in Minnesota.

11. MELVILLE COX SPAULDING.

Born 3 Jan. 1836, at Boston, Mass. Prepared at Alexander College, Iowa.
A. B. Hinman. Admitted to the bar just before the war, but never practiced
law. Served in Co. A, 46th Iowa Infantry, from May 1865 to close of war.
Literary work and real estate business after the war until 1885; since then
practicing and teaching Christian Science. Author of "The Eighteen Ameri-
can Administrations," 1871, and of "Statistics of the United States."

Married Elvira Wetherbee of Rockingham, Vt., 18 Dec. 1866.

Residence, 406 Oak St., Columbus, O.

12. FRANCIS ASBURY SPRINGER.

Born 13 Nov. 1839, at Portland, Me. Prepared at Hallowell Academy
and Maine Wesleyan Seminary. A. B. 1863, A. M. Alpha Delta Phi- Phi Beta
Kappa. Principal of Carlinville (111.) school, 1860-61 ; Professor of Ancient
Languages, Rock River Seminary, Mt. Morris, 111., 1861-62; in government
service and teaching, Washington, D. C., 1862-63; clerical work in Treas-
ury Dept., 1863-69; principal West End Academy, 1869-72; private tutor,
1872-76; teacher in public schools and principal of night high school, 1876-97;

private tutor and employed in census office, 1897 .

Married Annie Virginia Bates, 3 Oct. 1866, at Washington, D. C.
Children ROBERT FRANCIS, born 10 July 1867; died 13 Oct. 1868.
FRANK BATES, born 17 Feb. 1869; died 25 July 1870.
SARAH LOUISE (PROCTOR), born 1 Oct. 1871.
CHARLES A., born 19 Feb. 1874.
WILLIAM E., born 4 Nov. 1876.
EDWARD L., born 4 Aug. 1879.
FRANK ASBURY, JR., born 27 Feb. 1882.
Residence, 516 Spruce St., N. W., Washington, D. C.






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13. *HART LE LUCH STEWART.



In college, 1856-60. A. B. 1863, A. M. 1863, diploma from Garrett Bib-
lical Institute. Phi Delta Theta. Clergyman, Methodist Episcopal, 1863-64.
Attorney at law, 1864-69.

Died 15 Feb. 1869, at Evanston, 111.

CLASS OF 1861.
14. *JAMES WILLIAM HANEY.

Born 24 Jan. 1840, at Bloomington, 111. Prepared at Mount Morris Semi-
nary and Hedding College. A. B. 1864, A. M. First alumnus to recei ve D. D.
from the University (1886). Phi Delta Theta; Phi Beta Kappa. Captain in
72d Regiment, Illinois Vols. Enlisted 21 Aug. 1862; resigned 16 Oct. 1862.
Practiced law. Clergyman, 1 Methodist Episcopal. Preached in Central Illinois
Conference, 1863-1900; presiding elder of Streator District for six years.
Trustee of Northwestern University, 1878-1900, elected by Central Illinois
Conference.

Married Jane E. Sherman, 18 June 1862, at Evanston, 111.
Children NELLIE, born 27 March 1863.

AD ALINE SOPHIA, born 25 Aug. 1865.
RICHARD S., born 20 April 1873.
MARY LESLIE, born 5 Jan. 1875.
Died 5 April 1900, at Galva, 111.

16. * M ARTIN MOHLER.

Born 20 March 1830, at Mechanicsburg, Pa. Prepared at Perry ville
Academy, Pa., and Rock River Seminary, 111. A. B. Principal of high school
Lewiston, Pa., 1863-64. Supt. of schools and principal of Kishocoquillas
Seminary, 1865-71. Abandoned teaching on account of ill health, and re-
moved to Osborne, Kan., 1872. Treasurer Osborne Co., Kan., 1878-82.
Secretary of Kansas State Board of Agriculture, 1888-1894. President Kan-
sas State Sunday School Association, 1897.

Married Lucina M. Hoover, of Lewistown, Pa., 7 May 1862.
Children WILLIAM A., born 18 July 1863; died 31 Oct. 1864.
MARGARET L., born 26 April 1869.
LAURA M., born 8 March 1871.
JACOB C., born 7 April 1875.
FRANK L., born 29 Sept. 1880.
Died 20 March 1903, at Topeka, Kan.

16. *WILLIAM ANSON SPENCER.

Born 6 Sept. 1840, at Rock Island, 111. Prepared at Rock River Seminary,
Mt. Morris, 111., and Iowa College. A. B. 1864, A. M. 1867, B. D., Garrett
Biblical Institute. 1885, D. D., ibid. Hinman; Phi Beta Kappa. Enlisted
3 Oct. 1861, as private in Co. F, 8th 111. Cavalry. Became Chaplain, 8 Aug.
1863; mustered out 17 July 1865. Clergyman, Methodist Episcopal. In
1873-74 made tour of world with Bishop Harris; preached in Central 111.



64 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY [1861

and Rock River Conferences; presiding elder, Sterling, Rock River Confer-
ence, 1881-85; lived in Philadelphia, 1885-1901; elected to General Confer-
ence of 1884 and 1888; elected asst. cor. sec., Board of Church Extension,
Nov. 1885; cor. sec.,JMay 1892. Trustee^of Northwestern University, 1879-97
and 1899-1901, elected by Rock River Conference. For twelve years editor
of Christianity in Earnest, a bimonthly devoted to Church Extension, Phila-
delphia, Pa.

Married Eliza Boyle Sargent of Rock Island, 111., 21 Sept. 1868.
Children CLARISSA HALE, born 19 Dec. 1870.

JOHN WILLIAM, born 25 July 1875; died 6 Sept. 1875.
CHARLES HOPKINS, born 18 IVfity 1877.
EDWARD MITCHELL, born 18 April 1878.
ROBINSON, born 10 Nov. 1881.
WILLIAM ANSON, born 12 Jan. 1888.
Died 25 Sept. 1901, at Philadelphia, Pa.

17. *WARREN TAPLIN.

Born 16 June 1834, at East Corinth, Vt. A. B. 1860, B. D., Garrett Bibli-
cal Institute. First Principal of the Preparatory School of Northwestern
University, 1860-62. Pastor of Methodist Episcopal church, Yorkville, 111.,
1862-65.

Died 19 Oct. 1865.

18. *JOHN CHALMERS WILSON.

Entered college from Belle Prairie, 111. Ph. B.
Died prior to 1877.

CLASS OF 1862.
19. *ROBERT BENTLEY.

Born 6 May 1838, at Cambridge, England. Came from England to Lock-
port, 111., when twelve years old. A. B. 1865, A. M. 1863, B. D., Garrett Bib-
lical Institute. D. D., ibid. Phi Beta Kappa. Clergyman, Methodist Epis-
copal, at Chicago and Rockford, 111., 1863-68, and later in California. Pre-
siding elder of Oakland and Sacramento Districts, California Conference.
Gave thirty-seven years of unbroken service to the Church, thirty-two of them
on the Pacific coast. Among the charges he filled were : Centenary Church,
Chicago; South Rockford, 111.; Ada St. Church, Chicago; Oakland, Sacra-
mento and San Jose, Cal. ; Portland, Ore.

Married Frances A. Harvey of Chicago in 1863.

Children ROBERT IRVING. EDWARD F.

GRACE H. ; died. MARY I. ; died.

CHARLES H. MAY F.

Died 28 Sept. 1900, in Berkeley, Cal.

20. *BENNET BUCKMAN BOTSFORD.

Born 3 Aug. 1840, in Chicago. Prepared in Northwestern University
Academy. Ph. B. Phi Delta Theta. In the hardware business with J. K.



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Botsford & Sons, Chicago, until 1871 ; wholesale millinery business with D. B.
Fisk & Co., Chicago, 1871-98. Sergeant in Col. Ellsworth's U. S. Zouave



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