James Calder

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James Calder
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Penn State University
Term 1871 – 1880
Predecessor Thomas Henry Burrowes
Successor Joseph Shortlidge
Born (1826-02-16)February 16, 1826
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Died November 22, 1893(1893-11-22) (aged 67)
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Wesleyan College
Spouse Ellen Cordelia Winebrenner

James Calder (February 16, 1826 – November 22, 1893) was the third president of Hillsdale College, serving from 1869 to 1871,[1] and the fifth president of the Pennsylvania State University, serving from 1871 until 1880.


Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Henry Burrowes
Pennsylvania State University President
1871 – 1880
Succeeded by
Joseph Shortlidge