John Vinton Dahlgren (B.A. 1889; M.A. 1891; L.L.B. 1891; L.L.M. 1892) and Elizabeth (“Bessie”) Drexel Dahlgren
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Georgetown College (1789-1815)
Elizabeth (“Bessie”) Drexel, of the prominent Philadelphia family, married Georgetown alumnus John Vinton Dahlgren of New York in 1889. She donated the funds for the University's Dahlgren Chapel, as a memorial to their infant son, Joseph Drexel Dahlgren, who died in 1891.
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