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Inman Horner (1846-1912)

University Affiliation:
  • Class of 1865
  • Member of Philo, Zeta Psi, and the University Chess Club
Biographical Summary:
  • Lawyer

 

Inman Horner was born on August 25, 1846 in Philadelphia to Alfred Horner and Elizabeth Driver White.

Horner enrolled in 1861 as a member of the College Class of 1865. He became a member of the Philomathean Society , the University Chess Club and the Zeta Psi fraternity before leaving at the close of sophomore year

Horner became a lawyer; he served as vice-president of the Philadelphia Law Academy in 1871. He was also a member of the American Philosophical Society and the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society. He died in Philadelphia on November 28, 1912.

 

 

 

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