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  • Source: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6921847/john-fassett-follett
    Hon. John Fassett Follett (1831 - 1902)
    U.S. Congressman. Born in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont, he moved to Ohio with his family when he was a child. He graduated from Marietta College in 1855 and taught school while studying law. He w...
  • Henry Clay Van Voorhis (1852 - 1927)
    US Congressman. A native of Muskingum County, Ohio, he was elected as a Republican to represent his state five times, serving from 1893 to 1905. He also was the president of the Citizens’ National Bank...
  • Rufus Cutler Dawes (1867 - 1940)
    Cutler Dawes (July 30, 1867 – January 8, 1940) was an American businessman from a prominent Ohio family.Dawes was born in Marietta, Ohio, to American Civil War Brigadier General Rufus R. Dawes and Mary...
  • George Foot Moore (1851 - 1931)
    Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) was an eminent Asian scholar, historian of religion, author, Presbyterian minister, 33rd Degree Mason of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, and accompl...
  • Henderson Edward "Harry" "Dutch" Van Surdam (1881 - 1982)
    E. "Harry" "Dutch" Van Surdam (September 28, 1881 – May 28, 1982) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Wesleyan University from 1902 to 1905. Surdam then served as t...

From the Wikipedia article on Marietta College.

Marietta College (Latin: Collegium Mariettensis) is a co-educational liberal arts private college in historic Marietta, Ohio, USA, (population 14,000+) which was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory. The school offers 45 majors along with a large number of minors, all of which are grounded in a strong liberal arts foundation. The school encompasses approximately three city blocks next to downtown Marietta and enrolls 1,435 full-time students. It is known for its Petroleum Engineering, Athletic Training, McDonough Leadership, and Physician Assistant programs, as well as its China Program.

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