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Biddle Hall

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Biddle Hall located on East Green at Ohio University
#63

Building Type:
Residence Hall

Campus Green:
East Green

Grid Map Square:
I-4

Current Use

Biddle Hall is a residence hall located in the East Green, at coordinates I-4 on the campus map. It is marked as #63 on the map.

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History

Biddle Hall was built in 1954 and used as a residence hall for students.

Thomas R. Biddle

Biddle Hall was named in honor of Thomas R. Biddle. A native of St. Mary, WV, he was educated at Ohio University and the Cincinnati Medical College. He practiced general medicine for 10 years. He was an Ohio University Trustee from 1900 through 1951. He became president of the Morris-Poston Coal Company, Millfield Coal and Mining Company and general manager of the Poston Consolidated Coal Company. In 1912, he became director of the Athens National Bank and in 1930 became the bank president. He was an Ohio delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1928 when Herbert Hoover was nominated for President of the United States.

Location

51 East Green Dr., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)


The East Green

The East Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

East Green is Ohio University's most convenient green for business, math and computer science majors due to its convenient location near Morton Hall and College Green. Notable buildings on this green include Jefferson Hall, Shively Hall, Gamertsfelder Hall and Perkins Hall.

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