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  • Josephus George Tilton (1874 - 1945)
    He was a graduate of Kenyon college and Oberlin Business college, Ohio.
  • Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 (1868 - 1953)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert A. Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the charge on t...
  • Dr. Lucien Calvin Warner (1841 - 1925)
    LUCIEN CALVIN WARNER, born in Cuyler, N.Y., 26 Oct. 1841; married at McGrawville, N.Y., Keren Sarah Osborne, daughter of Judge Noah Humphry Osborne and Eliza (Thompson) Osborne; born in Scott, N.Y., 15...
  • James Fairchild (1817 - 1902)
    James Harris Fairchild (1817–1902) was an American educator, author, and former president of Oberlin College. Biography Fairchild was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, on November 25, 1817. H...
  • Henry Fairchild (1815 - 1889)
    Edward Henry Fairchild (1815–1889) was an American educator. Fairchild was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. His father was Grandison Fairchild. When he was a child his family moved to northeast ...

Oberlin College

Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, noteworthy for having been the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students in addition to white males. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, part of the college, is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the country." Oberlin is noted for its political and social significance, often serving as "the prototype for progress even in the face of strong resistance."

Oberlin is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium.

Notable alumni