Penn History

Selected Class Histories

College Class of 1852

Class Members

Biographical entries for the following members of the Class of 1852 are provided in the Class of 1852’s Class Book.

Graduates

  • Morris Joseph Asch (1833-1902)
  • William Kennedy Barclay (1832-1913)
  • William Foster Biddle (1834-1910)
  • John Thomas Carpenter (1833-1899)
  • Dorsey Cox (1832-1893)
  • Brinton Coxe (1833-1892)
  • Henry Augustus Duhring (1834-1901)
  • Richard James Dunglison (1834-1901)
  • Alfred Elwyn (1832-1924)
  • Charles Hare Hutchinson (1833-1902)
  • Benjamin Lee (1833-1913), Ph.D. 1878
  • Benoni Lockwood (1834-1909)
  • Richard Ludlow (1833-1874)
  • Matthew Huizinga Messchert (1831-1904), LL.B. 1854
  • Samuel Brown Wylie Mitchell (1828-1879), M.D. 1854
  • Isaac Norris, Jr. (1834-1918), M.D. 1855
  • George Patton (1828-1897)
  • Joseph George Rosengarten (1835-1921), LL.D. (hon.) 1907
  • Charles Frederick Taggart (1833-1863)
  • William Lehman Wells (1834-1883), M.D. 1856
  • George Spencer West (1831-1890)

Non-Graduates

  • Edward Webster Appleton (1834-1901)
  • Samuel Etherington Appleton (1834-1909)
  • Albert Dabadie Bache (1832-1866)
  • George Earp Benson (1833-1866)
  • Henry Clifford Cave (1833-1852)
  • John Andrews Harris (born 1834), D.D. 1886 (hon.)
  • Albert Hewson (1834-1901)
  • Thomas Jefferson Himes (1831-1862)
  • James Bayard Hodge (1833-1850)
  • Francis Albert Lewis (1833-1883)
  • William McCalla McKeen (1833-1872)
  • Andrew Adams Ripka (1833-1922)
  • Joseph Engles Sample (1832-1872)
  • Henry Suddards (1832-1856), M.D. 1853
  • William Swaim (born 1833)