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William Penn Pinkham

PinkhamWilliam Penn Pinkham, a native of Maine, served as acting president in 1883-84.

Pinkham had taught English at Earlham since 1879. He varied his teaching and administration career in other Quaker institutions with service as a Quaker pastor for years following his one-year presidency.

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