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George Jocelyn, 1824
2nd President, 1864-1869 and 1871-1877

    Died January 27, 1877  

Albion College President, 1st Term +

Albion College President, 2nd Term +

Biographical Information
A monument was placed at the grave of Rev. Jocelyn in Albion’s Riverside Cemetery by the Michigan Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The inscription says:

Erected by the Michigan Annual Conference and the Alumni of Albion College in recognition of his devotion to the moral and intellectual culture of the youth of methodism in Michigan.

George Bemis Jocelyn
New Haven Connecticut
Jan 3, 1824

Albion Mich
Jan 27 1877

Rev. George Beniers Jocelyn, D.D. President 1864-1869, 1871-1877

Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991. p 13.

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