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  • Olin Sewall Pettingill, Jr. (1907 - 2001)
    Olin Sewall Pettingill, Jr., better known as Sewall Pettingill, was an American naturalist, author and filmmaker, president of the Wilson Ornithological Society from 1948 to 1950, a member of the Board...
  • Rev. Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, D.D. (1850 - 1927)
    Rev. Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, D.D., was born on 11 Jun 1850 in Durham, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA, and died on 28 Jul 1927 (aged 77) at Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, and was buried in the ...
  • Everett Birney Stackpole (1879 - 1938)
    Life Sketch From Wrote articles in the monthly periodical called "Sound Currency" about the history of State Banks of Maine. Vol. VII. No 5. May 1900. Attended Bates College and Cobb Divinity Sch...
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    Crosby Howard Wheeler (1823-1896), son of Joel Wheeler, was born in Hampden, Maine. He married Susan Anna Brookings (1827-1917), daughter of Abner Brookings and Susana Bailey, in 1852. He was a mission...
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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.

List of Distinguished Graduates