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Dickinson student, John F. Frederick '64, takes another drunken step towards ending his college career

Old West, Dickinson College, 1860, detail
10/22/1860
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, at the weekly faculty meeting at Dickinson College, the only recorded item of business was that "Fredericks [John Durell Frederick, '64] ...being found intoxicated.  He was found also to be neglecting his recitations." He was awarded "minus marks" that placed him perilously close to expulsion.  The nineteen-year-old did not finish his degree and became a photographer and father of six in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Minutes of the Faculty of Dickinson College for October 22, 1860, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 

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