Bordentown Military Institute was a private high school in
Bordentown, New Jersey, United States, from 1881 to 1973.
The institute was created in 1881, when Reverend William Bowen
purchased the Spring Villa Female Seminary building and reopened it as
the Bordentown Military Institute. In 1972, it was merged with the
Lenox School in Lenox, Massachusetts. The combined entity was shut
down the following year as the
Vietnam War reduced the popularity of a
Willard Dickerman Straight
Willard Dickerman Straight (1880–1918)
Mario Carlo Tucci (born September 1928), owner of Delmonico's
Restaurant, New York
Barry T. Parker (born December 12, 1932)
Nicholas S. H. Krawciw
Nicholas S. H. Krawciw (born November 28, 1935)
Chris Short (born September 19, 1937), Major League Baseball pitcher
Floyd Little (born July 4, 1942), NFL Hall of Fame running back
Joe Plumeri (born July 7, 1943), Chairman & CEO of Willis Group
Holdings, and owner of the Trenton Thunder
Stan Walters (born May 27, 1948), Former NFL Offensive Tackle
Robert William Duncan, Jr.
Robert William Duncan, Jr. (born July 5, 1948)
Paul Boudreau (born December 30, 1949), NFL Offensive Line Coach
Douglas Palmer (born October 19, 1951)
George Hobart Chapman (born February 18, 1911) Colonel US Army.
Grandson of Wyoming Senator C. D. Clark.
Bordentown Military Institute Alumni Association". Bordentown
Military Institute Alumni Association. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
Founded in 1881, the
Bordentown Military Institute operated as an
independent military school in Bordentown, New Jersey, for 91 years.
In 1972, it merged with the Lenox School in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Bordentown/Lenox was in existence for only one year, however, closing
its doors completely in June 1973.
Chris Short biography from the SABR Baseball Biography Project
^ "Douglas Palmer". City Mayors. Retrieved March 22, 2010. Douglas
Palmer was born in Trenton and attended Trenton Public Schools. He
then graduated from
Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, New
Jersey. He is a graduate of Virginia’s private black college Hampton
University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business