ALLEN PARTRIDGE - (1785-1854) - Army Engineer, born Norwich, Vt. Graduated at West Point (1806); returning as professor of mathamatics (1813), became professor of engineering (1813-16) and acting commandant (1816-17). Resigning his commission (1818), wsa engaged on survey of northeastern frontier under terms of Treaty of Ghent. Founded at Norwich, Vt., (1820) military school which was removed temporarily to Middletown, Conn. (1825-29); incorporated (1834) at Norwich University, with him as president (until 1843). Founded military a cademies at Portsmouth, VA (1840); Pembroke, N.H. (1847); Harrisburg, Pa. (1850); and Brandywine Springs, Del. (1853). Member of Vermont legislature (1833-34 and 1839).