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Martin Grove Brumbaugh
, A.M., Ph.D. (April 14, 1862 March 14, 1930) was Pennsylvania
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's 26th Governor
, a Republican
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. He is frequently referred to as M.G. Brumbaugh, as is common in the Brumbaugh family.
Brumbaugh attended Huntingdon Normal School
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, graduating in 1881. He assumed the role of president of the same school, renamed Juniata College
Juniata College is a private liberal arts college located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. It is named after the Juniata River — one of the principal tributaries of the Susquehanna River. In 1876 it became the first college founded by the Church of the Brethren and has been co-educational since...
, in 1895, and continued at the post until 1910. He remained closely connected to the college, returning to the position of the president in 1924.
Brumbaugh died unexpectedly on March 14, 1930 while on vacation in Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Brumbaugh Hall is one of the 14 residence halls in the East Halls area of the Pennsylvania State University
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University Park, Pennsylvania is an unincorporated community in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States, and is the location of the flagship campus of the Pennsylvania State University....
campus, all named after Pennsylvania Governors