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  • A Grace Wenger (1919 - 2012)
    A. Grace Wenger, 93, of Landis Homes, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Born in Upper Leacock Twp., she was the daughter of the late Elam M. and Anna Myer Wenger. A teacher for 39 years, she r...
  • James Roy Hopkins (1877 - 1969)
    In 1898, Hopkins entered the Art Institute of Cincinnati, studying under noted artist Frank Duveneck and acquiring the academic draftsmanship that is prevalent in his work. After two years, he moved to...
  • Joseph H. Earle, U.S. Senator (1847 - 1897)
    Joseph Haynsworth Earle (April 30, 1847 – May 20, 1897) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Greenville, he attended private schools in Sumter. He was a first year cadet at...
  • Gen. Thomas Lyon Hamer (1800 - 1846)
    From the historical marker in Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio: : "General Thomas Lyon Hamer 1800-1846" Teacher -- Lawyer -- Congressman -- Soldier. Master Mason (1824). Georgetown Lodge No. 72.Free and ...
  • Betsey Mix Cowles (1810 - 1876)
    Betsey Mix Cowles dedicated her life to fighting slavery and improving the status of women. Her desire for a formal education led her to Oberlin College, where she completed two years of study in 1840....

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