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Josiah Pierce (1792-1866) graduated from Bowdoin College in 1818, the first in a long line of Pierce men to attend the college. Pierce, the son of Josiah and Phebe Pierce of Baldwin, became a lawyer and lived in Gorham.
His brother, George Washington Pierce, graduated from Bowdoin in 1825.
Josiah's sons also graduated from Bowdoin, Josiah in 1849 and George W. in 1857.
About This Item
- Title: Josiah Pierce diploma, Bowdoin College, 1818
- Creator: Bowdoin College
- Creation Date: 1818
- Subject Date: 1818
- Location: Brunswick, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper, ribbon
- Collection: Pierce family collection
- Object Type: Text
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