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William Masters, Jr.

Penn Connection

  • Member of Class of 1757 (non-graduate)

William Masters, Jr., Class of 1757, was the son of William Masters, possibly the William Masters who was a Penn founder and trustee. Young William entered the College of Philadelphia with its first class in May of 1754, but left in 1755 before earning a degree.

He became a distiller and in 1761 married Sarah, the daughter of Evan Morgan and sister of John Morgan, A.B. 1757.