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Members of the Class of 1871 standing in front of Old Chapel

Eighteen members of the Class of 1871 standing outside of the Old Chapel in 1911. Photo is marked with numbers that correspond with names which have also been marked on photo. 1. Fisher, Jabez Franklin. 2. Birnie, William Perkins. 3. Allen, Gideon Hammond [Class President]. 4. Russell, William D.. 5. Ellsworth, Emory Alexander. 6. Nichols, Lewis Abel [Class Treasurer]. 7. Wheeler, Will... more

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Lovell, J. L. (John Lyman), 1825-1903

Lewis A. Nichols

Formal portrait of Lewis Abel Nichols, Class of 1871. After graduation he worked as a civil engineer, partly in private practice, in various towns and with various railroad companies. He was extensively involved in building railroad lines and extensions throughout the United States. Eventually he became a consulting engineer and was president of the Chicago Steel Tape C... more

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