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Dr John Clark Ridpath
Birth: Apr. 26, 1840
Fillmore
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 31, 1900
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Author, Educator. Born in Putnam County, Indiana, he was a graduate of Indiana Asbury College (now DePauw University)in 1863. A professor and vice president of the college, he was instrumental in interesting the industrialist Washington Charles DePauw in the institution, which was renamed in his honor. He wrote biographies of James G. Blaine, James A. Garfield, William E. Gladstone, and James Otis and popular histories of the United States and of the world. He was also editor in chief of the Ridpath Library of Universal Literature, 1898. (bio by: Velma Dalton) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Ridpath (1815 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Roxana Smyth Ridpath (1844 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Minnie Claire Ridpath Thayer (1865 - 1952)*
  Mary Love Ridpath Mann (1867 - 1940)*
  Clark Edward Ridpath (1871 - 1913)*
  Myrtle V. Ridpath Cook (1879 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Clark Ridpath (1840 - 1900)
  Gillmore Gillum Ridpath (1842 - 1881)*
  Anna Ridpath Bassett (1846 - 1906)*
  Albert E. Ridpath (1849 - 1920)*
  Hiram C. Ridpath (1852 - 1904)*
  Martha Jane Ridpath (1855 - 1926)*
  Henry W. Ridpath (1858 - 1926)*
  Elma Ridpath (1868 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Greencastle
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Velma Dalton
Record added: Apr 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13869035
Dr John Clark Ridpath
Added by: Velma Dalton
 
Dr John Clark Ridpath
Added by: Velma Dalton
 
Dr John Clark Ridpath
Added by: Velma Dalton
 
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