Fisher, William Righter

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1870; Faculty, 1874-1876
Full name
William Righter Fisher
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
1
Family
William A. Fisher (father), Sarah P. Anderson Fisher (mother), A.E. Wager (wife)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Attorney or Judge
Educator

William Righter Fisher (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
Fisher, William Righter - Born June 27, 1849, Bryn Mawr, Pa. ; p. William A. and Sarah (Anderson) Fisher ; prep., Hasting’s academy, Philadelphia; entered 1867 ; A. B., 1870 ; lawyer ; instructor in natural science, Dickinson seminary, Williamsport, Pa., 1870-71 ; student, universities of Heidelberg and Munich, Germany, 1871-74 ; professor of modern languages, Dickinson college, 1874-76 ; admitted to Philadelphia bar, 1876 ; B. L. society ; married, January 4, 1876, A. E. Wager ; son, Wager. Address, 1012 Stephen Girard building, Philadelphia, Pa.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 229.
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