Presidents of Dartmouth College

ELEAZAR WHEELOCK (1769-1779)

• b. April 22, 1711, Windham, Connecticut
• d. April 24, 1779, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Yale AB 1733; DD Edinburgh 1767

Wheelock, Eleazar - Narratives ....
• Alumni/W57r
• Baker Stacks 378.742/Dart/W57r

McCallum - Eleazar Wheelock
• DC Hist LD/1426/1779/M2
• Baker Stacks LD/1436/1779/M2
• Baker Tower LD/1436/1779/M2

McClure - Wheelock's Memoirs
• DC Hist LD/1426/1779/M3/cop. 3

JOHN WHEELOCK (1779-1815)

• b. January 28, 1754, Lebanon, Connecticut
• d. April 4, 1817, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Dartmouth 1771

FRANCIS BROWN (1815-1820)

• b. January 11, 1784, Chester, new Hampshire
• d. July 27, 1820, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Dartmouth 1805

DANIEL DANA (1820-1821)

• b. July 24, 1771, Ipswich, Massachusetts
• d. August 26, 1859, Newburyport, Massachusetts
• Dartmouth 1788

Dana - The Life of Daniel Dana
• Alumni/D194L

BENNET TYLER (1822-1828)

• b. July 10, 1783, Middlebury, Connecticut
• d. May 14, 1858, South Windsor, Connecticut
• Yale 1804

Gale - A Memoir of Rev. Bennet Tyler
• Alumni/T971zg

NATHAN LORD (1828-1863)

• b. November 28, 1792, Berwick, Maine
• d. September 9, 1870, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Bowdoin 1809; Dartmouth honorary 1821

Lord - President Nathan Lord of Dartmouth: His Ancestry and Descendants
• DC Hist LD/1436/1828/.L6

Lord - Nathan Lord,
• DC Hist LD/1436/1828/.L636

ASA DODGE SMITH (1863-1877)

• b. September 21, 1804 Amherst, New Hampshire
• d. August 16, 1877, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Dartmouth 1830

Coe - An Address in Commemoration of Asa Dodge Smith
• DC Hist LD/1435.1/C65/cop.2
• Baker/Berry Stacks LD/1435.1/C65

SAMUEL COLCORD BARTLETT (1877-1892)

• b. November 25, 1817, Salisbury, New Hampshire
• d. November 16, 1898, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Dartmouth 1836

Bartlett - The Descendants of Samuel Colcord Bartlett...
• Alumni/B283des

Boyd - Samuel Colcord Bartlett
• DC Hist LD/1436/1877/.B6

Tobias - Old Dartmouth On Trial
• DC Hist LD/1438.3/T625

WILLIAM JEWETT TUCKER (1893-1909)

• b. July 13, 1839, Griswold, Connecticut
• d. September 29, 1926, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Dartmouth 1861

Leavens/Lord - Dr. Tucker's Dartmouth
• DC Hist LD/1436/1893/.L3/cop. 2
• Baker Stacks LD/1436/1893/L3

Tucker - My Generation
• DC Hist LD/1436/1898/cop. 5

Tucker - Genealogy of the Tucker Family
• DC Hist CS/71/T38/1970z

ERNEST FOX NICHOLS (1909-1916)

• b. June 1, 1869, Leavenworth, Kansas
• d. April 29, 1924, New York City, New York
• Kansas Agricultural College 1888; Dartmouth honorary 1903

Nichols - Biographical Memoir of Ernest Fox Nichols
• DC Hist QC/16/.N75/N5

ERNEST MARTIN HOPKINS (1916-1945)

• b. November 6, 1877, Dunbarton, New Hampshire
• d. August 13, 1964, Manset, Maine
• Dartmouth 1901

Widmayer - Hopkins of Dartmouth
• DC Hist LD/1436/1916/.W54/cop. 3
• Baker Stacks LD/1436/1916/W54
• Baker Tower LD/1436/1916/W54/cop. 3

Hopkins - This Our Purpose
• DC Hist LD/1436/1916

JOHN SLOAN DICKEY (1945-1970)

• b. November 4, 1907, Lockhaven, Pennsylvania
• d. February 9, 1991
• Dartmouth 1929

Widmayer - John Sloan Dickey
• LD/1436/1945/.W7/1991
• Baker Ref LD/1438.8/W7/1991/cop. 3
• Baker Stacks LD/1438.8/W7/1991

Dickey - The Dartmouth Experience
•DC Hist LD/1422/D525/1977
• Baker Stacks LD/1443/D525
• Baker Tower LD/1443/D525/cop. 3

JOHN GEORGE KEMENY (1970-1981)

• b May 31, 1926, Budapest, Hungary
• d. December 26, 1992, Hanover, New Hampshire
• Princeton, 1947
• Dartmouth (Honorary) 1981

Fanelli (ed.) - John Kemeny Speaking
• DC Hist LD/1422/K4643/1999/cop.2
• Baker/Berry Stacks LD/1422/K4643/1999
• Alumni F212ke
• Presses S859kek

DAVID THOMAS McLAUGHLIN (1981-1987)

• b. March 16, 1932, Grand Rapids, Michigan
• d. August 25, 2004, Dillingham, Alaska
• Dartmouth 1954; Tuck 1955

McLaughlin - Choices Made: A Memoir
• DC Hist LD/1436/1981/2007/cop3
• Baker/Berry Stacks LD/1436/1981/2007

JAMES OLIVER FREEDMAN (1987-1998)

• b. September 21, 1935, Manchester, New Hampshire
• d. March 21, 2006, Cambridge, Massachusetts
• Harvard, 1957. LLB Yale 1962; Dartmouth (honorary) 1998

Freedman - Idealism and Liberal Education
• DC Hist LC/1011/F72/1996
• Baker/Berry Stacks LC/1011/F72/1996/cop.2

JAMES EDWARD WRIGHT (1998-2009)

• b. August 16, 1939, Madison, WI
• Wisconsin State, 1964; PhD U. Wisconsin 1969

JIM YONG KIM (2009-2012)

• b. 1959 Seoul, Korea
• Brown 1982; MD Harvard 1991; PhD Harvard 1993

PHILIP J. HANLON (2013- )

• b. 1955, Gouverneur, NY
• Dartmouth, 1977; PhD Caltech 1981