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  • 2 Lt. Curtis Munn Foster (1928 - 2007)
    WENHAM - Curtis M. Foster, 78, retired management executive of the Polaroid Corporation and former longtime resident of Wenham, died Sunday, April 22, 2007 at the Renaissance Gardens assisted living fa...
  • Richard Ellery Tukey (1918 - 1979)
    Civic leader. Richard “Dick” Tukey was a crucial figure in the post–World War II economic development of the South Carolina Piedmont, especially Spartanburg County. As executive vice president of the...
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    Lucien Carr (March 1, 1925 – January 28, 2005) was a key member of the original New York City circle of the Beat Generation in the 1940s; later he worked for many years as an editor for United Press ...
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    DEATH INFORMATION: Died unmarried. He was a doctor. He was a Professor at the University of Vermont, Burlington College. Eastport Sentinel - August 1835 OBITUARY. [From the New England Magazi...
  • Dr. Hildreth Hosea Smith (1820 - 1908)
    Hildreth Hosea Smith, educator and journalist, was born in Deerfield, N.H., the son of William True, a farmer, and Martha Ambrose Smith. He was the father of Senator Hoke Smith of Georgia. His ancest...

Wikipedia

Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin Pierce, and Joshua Chamberlain. Bowdoin has an acceptance rate of 14.5% and was listed as the fourth-best liberal arts college in the U.S. in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Bowdoin is located on the shores of Casco Bay and the Androscoggin River, 12 miles (19 km) north of Freeport, Maine, and 28 miles (45 km) north of Portland, Maine. In addition to its Brunswick campus, Bowdoin also owns a 118-acre (478,000 m²) coastal studies center on Orr's Island and a 200-acre (809,000 m²) scientific field station on Kent Island in the Bay of Fundy.

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