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Lawyer , law educator and academic administrator

George W. Atherton, American lawyer, law educator and academic administrator. Member Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy, 1873, 1891.

Background

Atherton, George W. was born on June 20, 1837 in Boxford, Essex Company, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

Graduate 1863.

Career

Worked in cotton mill, then on farm, later as teacher. Worked way through Phillips Exeter Academy. Taught in Albany Boys’ Academy.

President Pennsylvania State College, since 1882.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Magna Charta, a Comparative View of the Barons’ Articles and the great Charter.

Membership

Member Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy, 1873, 1891.

Connections

Married Frances D. W. Washburn, December 25, 1863.

spouse:
Frances D. W. Washburn