Title

Bowdoin College, founded in 1794 and named after James Bowdoin, the late governo

Source

Down East

Date

11-1-1993

Pages

54-59, 72-75

Abstract

Bowdoin College, founded in 1794 and named after James Bowdoin, the late governor of Massachusetts, had eight men ranging in age from 13 to 23 in its first class. In the 200 years since then the school has graduated one U.S. president, 11 governors of Maine, 16 U.S. senators, 41 U.S. congressmen and the woman who would go on to become the winner of the first women's Olympic marathon. Details.

Subjects

Bowdoin College

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