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  • John White Delafield (1905 - 1985)
    In 1904 John Ross Delafield married Violetta S. E. White (1875-1949) with whom he had two sons, John White (1905-1985, Princeton Class of 1927) and Richard Montgomery (1909-1945, Princeton Class of 193...
  • Richard Montgomery Delafield (1909 - 1945)
    In 1904 John Ross Delafield married Violetta S. E. White (1875-1949) with whom he had two sons, John White (1905-1985, Princeton Class of 1927) and Richard Montgomery (1909-1945, Princeton Class of 193...
  • Hartley Rogers, Jr
    Hartley Rogers, Jr. is a mathematician who has worked in recursion theory, and who is currently a professor in the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Rogers equiva...
  • Leonidas P. Funkhouser, M.D. (1860 - 1912)
    From American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, A, Volume 11 Thomas Patrick Hug...
  • John Ross Delafield (1874 - 1964)
    From The Princeton Archives: John Ross Delafield (1874-1964, Princeton Class of 1896), scion of two distinguished New York state families, was born in Fieldston, the Bronx, to Maturin Livingston Dela...

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princeton_University

Princeton University is a private research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. It is one of the eight universities of the Ivy League, and one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Princeton provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.

Princeton does not have schools of medicine, law, divinity, or business, but it does offer professional degrees through the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Architecture. Founded in 1746 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as the College of New Jersey, the university moved to Newark in 1747, then to Princeton in 1756 and was renamed Princeton University in 1896.

The present-day College of New Jersey in nearby Ewing, New Jersey, is an unrelated institution. Princeton was the fourth chartered institution of higher education in the American colonies.

Princeton had close ties to the Presbyterian Church, but has never been affiliated with any denomination and today imposes no religious requirements on its students.

The university has ties with the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Princeton has been associated with 35 Nobel Laureates, 17 National Medal of Science winners, and three National Humanities Medal winners. On a per-student basis, Princeton has the largest university endowment in the world.

List of Princeton University people

: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Princeton_University_people