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DAVID HUNTER (1802-1886), a West Point graduate and grandson of Richard Stockton, Sr. (“The Signer”), served on frontier duty and in the Union Army in the Civil War. He later presided at the trial of Lincoln's assassins and retired as a major general. M-35

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LAURENCE HUTTON (1843-1904), literary editor of Harper's Magazine for twelve years and lecturer on English literature at the University, was known for his series of books on "literary landmarks" of various major cities of the world. Mark Twain was a frequent visitor at Mr. Hutton's home in Princeton. I-30

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JAMES C. JOHNSON (1816-1902), known as Jimmy, was a runaway slave employed by the College where he became "the students' friend." His identity was recognized in 1843 after only four years of freedom, and in compliance with the Fugitive Slave Act a court ordered his return to his owner. However, Theodora Prevost, a descendent of John Witherspoon, interceded and bought his freedom for $550 which he eventually repaid to this "kindhearted woman of Princeton." M-19

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JOSEPH KARGÉ (1823-1892) was a Polish patriot who was captured fighting the Germans in 1848 but escaped to the United States. He became a general in the Union Army in the Civil War and later a professor of language and literature at the College. I-30

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BERNARD KILGORE (1908-1967) was president of Dow Jones & Company which has published The Wall Street Journal since 1889. He was also owner and publisher of The Princeton Packet, the town's first newspaper which was founded in 1786 and continues to this day. I-24

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DONALD LAMBERT (1904-1962), who was born in Princeton, was a popular African American jazz musician and composer who played the piano for many years in a Newark nightclub. Fellow musicians were responsible for his monument which displays the musical theme which he composed and by which he became widely known by his many enthusiastic fans. I-14

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KARL A. LANGLOTZ (1834-1915), the Church organist and a faculty member of the College, composed the music of the College anthem, Old Nassau, in 1859. He had studied music under Franz Liszt in Weimar and once played the violin in an orchestra conducted by Richard Wagner. His monument was erected by appreciative alumni "in praise of Old Nassau." N-30

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SOLOMON LEFSCHETZ (1884-1972), a professor of mathematics at the University, a “towering genius” who specialized in algebraic and topology (a term that he coined). He was president of the American Mathematical Society and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and he was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1965. H-41

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MARGARET LEONARD (1736-1760), whose grave is the second oldest in the Cemetery after that of Aaron Burr, Sr., was related by marriage to Judge Thomas Leonard whose land became the original part of the Cemetery, the Old Graveyard (see map), in 1757. H-40

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PAUL MATTHEWS (1866-1954) was the Episcopal Bishop of New Jersey from 1915 to 1937. Merwick, his home at 79 Bayard Lane for forty-two years, became the long-term care and rehabilitation unit of the Medical Center at Princeton in 1957. I-25

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JAMES ILEY McCORD (1919-1990) was the fourth president of the Princeton Theological Seminary which, although founded by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in 1812, had no president until 1902. President McCord established the nearby Center of Theological Inquiry at 50 Stockton Street in 1978. J-42

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GEORGE McCULLOCH McGILL (1838-1867), a son of the Reverend Doctor McGill of the Princeton Theology Seminary was an adjutant brevet colonel and an assistant surgeon of the United States Army. J-43

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SAMUEL MERSHON (1750-1813), member of an old Princeton family related to the Stocktons (#55 and #56), is identified as "a soldier of the Revolution" on his replacement monument. The original, still-legible marker is located to the immediate right of the new one. H-44

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SAMUEL MILLER (1769-1850) was a professor of ecclesiastical history and church government from 1813 to 1849 at the Princeton Theological Seminary where Miller Chapel was later named in his honor. The Nassau Club at 6 Mercer Street is today housed in the residence that Professor Miller built for himself in 1814 a short distance from the Seminary campus. K-41

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