David Stanton Tappan, Rev. (1845 - 1922) MP

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Birthplace: Steubenville, OH, United States
Death: Died in Highland Park, CA, United States
Occupation: Presbyterian Minister, College President
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About David Stanton Tappan, Rev.

Rev. David Stanton Tappan (1845–1922) was an American Presbyterian minister who served as president of Miami University from 1899-1902. Tappan was from a distinguished American family, the grandson of Benjamin Tappan and nephew of Edwin M. Stanton. Born in Steubenville, Ohio, he graduated from Miami University in 1864. He earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree from the Theological Seminary at Allegheny, Pennsylvania in 1867 and M.A. degrees from the College of Wooster and Miami University. He earned his D. D. degree at Lenox College in Iowa. He was appointed president of Miami University in 1899. Early in his ministerial career, he pastored several churches in Iowa including many years in Mount Pleasant. He married Anna L. Grand-Girard in 1869. He died in California in 1922. Tappan Hall, a dormitory on the Miami University campus is named in his memory.

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David Tappan, Rev.'s Timeline

1845
April 2, 1845
Steubenville, OH, United States
1871
August 27, 1871
Age 26
1873
May 24, 1873
Age 28
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA
1875
August 7, 1875
Age 30
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA
1877
July 28, 1877
Age 32
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA
1880
October 18, 1880
Age 35
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA
1882
September 25, 1882
Age 37
Mt Pleasant, IA, United States
1885
October 1, 1885
Age 40
1886
November 25, 1886
Age 41
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA
1888
October 22, 1888
Age 43
Mt Pleasant, IA, USA