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Adolphus Egerton Ryerson (1803 - 1882)

Adolphus Egerton Ryerson is the founder of public school system in Canada. Birth: Mar. 24, 1803 Death: Feb. 19, 1882 Canadian clergyman and educator. "The Father of the Public Education System ...

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Edward P. Ney (1920 - 1996)

Edward Purdy Ney (October 28, 1920 – July 9, 1996) was an American physicist who made major contributions to cosmic ray research, atmospheric physics, heliophysics, and infrared astronomy. He ...

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J. Hillis Miller, Sr. (1899 - 1953)

. Joseph Hillis Miller, Sr. (August 29, 1899 – November 14, 1953) was an American university professor, education administrator and university president. Miller was a native of Virginia, and e...

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Edgar Odell Lovett (1871 - 1957)

Edgar Odell Lovett (April 14, 1871 – August 13, 1957) was an American educator and education administrator. He was the first president of Rice Institute (now Rice University) in Houston, Tex...

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Charles Kendall Adams (1835 - 1902)

Charles Kendall Adams (January 24, 1835 – July 26, 1902) was an American educator and historian. He served as the second president of Cornell University from 1885 until 1892, and as president ...

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Theophilus C. Abbot (1826 - 1892)

Theophilus Capen Abbot was born on April 29, 1826, in Vassaboro, Maine, and spent his early life in Augusta, Maine. At the age of fifteen he entered Colby University (later Colby College) at Watervil...

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Robert Keeton (1919 - 2007)

Robert Ernest Keeton (December 16, 1919 – July 2, 2007) was an American lawyer, jurist, and legal scholar. As a law professor at Harvard Law School and a federal judge he was known for his wor...

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W. Page Keeton (1909 - 1999)

Werdner Page Keeton (August 22, 1909–January 10, 1999) was an attorney and dean of the University of Texas School of Law for a quarter century. Education Keeton was born in McCoy in Atasco...

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Edward Kidder Graham (1876 - 1918)

Edward Kidder Graham (October 11, 1876-October 26, 1918) was an American educational administrator, the tenth president of the University of North Carolina (UNC). Biography A native of Charlotte,...

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William Horn Battle (1802 - 1879)

William Horn Battle (1802–1879) was a North Carolina jurist and law professor who served on the North Carolina Supreme Court. He was also the father of Kemp P. Battle. Battle was born in E...

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Edwin Anderson Alderman (1861 - 1931)

Edwin Anderson Alderman (May 15, 1861 – April 30, 1931) served as the President of three universities. The University of Virginia's Alderman Library is named after him, as is Edwin A. Alderman...

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Charles Duncan McIver (1860 - 1906)

Charles Duncan McIver (September 27, 1860 – September 17, 1906) was the founder and first president of the institution now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was bor...

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Christopher G. Memminger, CSA Cabinet (1803 - 1888)

Civil War Confederate Cabinet Secretary. He was born in Wurtemberg, Germany. Jefferson Davis appointed this German-born South Carolinian to the Confederate Cabinet as secretary of the treasury in Febru...

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Tony Hillerman MP (1925 - 2008)

[ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia] Tony Hillerman (May 27, 1925 – October 26, 2008)[1][2] was an award-winning American author of detective novels and non-fiction works best known for hi...

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<private> Thornton (Cordell)

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Herbert E. Walter (1867 - 1945)

Herbert Eugene Walter, (1867 – 1945), was a prominent biologist, author, Professor at Brown University and researcher. Herbert Walter was born in Burke, Vermont in 1867. He attended the Lynd...

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Alfred W. Anthony (1860 - 1939)

Alfred W. Anthony (1860–1939) was an American author, Freewill Baptist leader, and religion professor at Bates College in Maine. Contents [show] Biography[edit] Alfred Williams Anthony was b...

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Tyler Dennett (1883 - 1949)

Tyler Dennett (June 13, 1883, Spencer, Wisconsin – December 29, 1949) was an American historian and educator. He is best known for his book John Hay (1933), for which he won the 1934 Pulitzer ...

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Edward C. Hayes (1868 - 1928)

Edward Cary Hayes (1868–1928) was a pioneer in American sociology and was a founder and president of the American Sociological Association. Edward Cary Hayes was born on February 10, 1868 in...

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General Peyton C. March (1864 - 1955)

Peyton Conway March (born December 27, 1864 in Easton, Pennsylvania – April 13, 1955) was an American soldier and Army Chief of Staff. March was the son of Francis Andrew March, considered t...

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Rufus Matthew Jones (1863 - 1948)

) Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college professor. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Haverford ...

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Tristram Potter Coffin (1922 - 2012)

Tristram (“Tris”) Potter Coffin (February 13, 1922 – January 31, 2012) was a folklorist and leading scholar of ballad texts in the 20th century. Dr. Coffin spent the bulk of his ...

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Frank Morley (1860 - 1937)

Frank Morley (September 9, 1860 – October 17, 1937) was a leading mathematician, known mostly for his teaching and research in the fields of algebra and geometry. Among his mathematical accomp...

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John Collins Covell (1823 - 1887)

John Collins Covell (December 19, 1823 – June 4, 1887) was a 19th-century American educator and school administrator specializing in deaf education in the U.S. states of Virginia and West Virg...

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Charles McLean Andrews (1863 - 1943)

Charles McLean Andrews (February 22, 1863 – September 9, 1943) was one of the most distinguished American historians of his time as a leading authority on American colonial history. He wrote 1...

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Richard Ghormley Eberhart (1904 - 2005)

Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize...

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H. Adams Carter (1914 - 1995)

Photo: pictured with his wife and fellow teacher Ann Brooks Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter (June 6, 1914 – April 1, 1995) was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the Amer...

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Stephen Olin (1797 - 1851)

Stephen Olin (March 2, 1797 – August 15, 1851) was an American educator and minister. He graduated Middlebury College in 1820 and was ordained into the Methodist Episcopal Church while teachin...

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Edward "Doc" Hitchcock, Jr. (1828 - 1911)

Edward Hitchcock Jr. (May 23, 1828 – February 16, 1911) was an American physical educator. Biography Born to Edward Hitchcock Sr., the renowned geologist and President of Amherst College a...

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Edward Hitchcock (1793 - 1864)

Edward Hitchcock (May 24, 1793 – February 27, 1864) was an American geologist and the third President of Amherst College (1845–1854). Life Born to poor parents, he attended newly fo...

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Alexander Lucius Twilight (1795 - 1857)

Alexander Lucius Twilight (September 26, 1795 – June 19, 1857), born free in Vermont, was the first African-American person known to have earned a bachelor's degree from an American college ...

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Henry Boynton Smith (1815 - 1877)

Henry Boynton Smith (November 21, 1815 - February 7, 1877), United States theologian, was born in Portland, Maine. He graduated at Bowdoin College in 1834; studied theology at Andover, where his he...

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Calvin Ellis Stowe MP (1802 - 1886)

Calvin Ellis Stowe, son of Samuel Stowe and Hepsibah Bigelow, was born in Natick, Massachusetts on Apr. 6, 1802; m. 1st, in 1832, with ELIZA TYLER , dau. of Rev. Bennet Tyler of Portland, Maine and, af...

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Boyd Wheeler Bartlett (1897 - 1965)

Boyd Wheeler Bartlett (1897 – 1965) was an American military officer, professor, school administrator, and physicist. Education Bartlett graduated from Bowdoin College in 1917. He gradua...

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George Frederick Magoun (1821 - 1896)

George Frederick Magoun (1821 – January 30, 1896), a member of the Iowa Band of Congregationalist ministers, was the first president of Iowa College (now Grinnell College), where he served as ...

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Nathan Lord, Dr (1792 - 1870)

son of John Lord and Mehitable Perkins sixth president of Dartmouth College (1828-1863) Graduated from Bowdoin in 1809 at the age of 16, going on to teach at Phillip's Academy (Exeter, NH) for tw...

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Cyrus Hamlin (1811 - 1900)

Cyrus Hamlin (January 5, 1811 – August 8, 1900) was an American Congregational missionary and educator, the father of A. D. F. Hamlin. Hamlin was born in Waterford, Maine and grew up on his ...

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Catharine Esther Beecher MP (1800 - 1878)

Rugoff, Milton. The Beecher, An American Family in the Nineteenth Century.....pp. 302, 304, 305, 315. p. 304 Cath. wrote (1831) The Elements of Mental p. 302 Cath. wrote (1851) The True Remedy fo...

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Jacob Abbott (1803 - 1879)

Jacob Abbott (November 14, 1803 – October 31, 1879) was an American writer of children's books. Biography Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott. He attended the Ha...

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Gorham Dummer Abbott (1807 - 1874)

Gorham Dummer Abbott (September 3, 1807 – August 3, 1874) was an American clergyman, educator, and author. He was a significant figure in the movement to supply schools with textbooks, librari...

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B. F. Skinner MP (1904 - 1990)

Originator of Behaviourism Burrhus Frederic Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990) was an American behaviorist, author, inventor, social philosopher and poet. He was the Edgar Pierce Profe...

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Prof. Theodore W. Dwight, LL.D. (1822 - 1892)

Prof. Theodore William Dwight, LL.D. (son of Dr. Benjamin W. Dwight and Sophia Strong), b. at Catskill, N. Y., July 18, 1822, grad. at Hamilton Coll., N. Y., in 1840, became classical teacher in the ...

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Benjamin W. Dwight, PhD (1816 - 1889)

Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight (1816–1889) was an American educator and author. Life Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight was born April 5, 1816 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father was physician Benja...

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Franklin Henry Giddings (1855 - 1931)

Franklin Henry Giddings, Ph.D., LL.D. (March 23, 1855 – June 11, 1931) was an American sociologist and economist, born at Sherman, Connecticut. He graduated from Union College (1877). For ten ...

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Clare W. Graves (1914 - 1986)

Clare W. Graves (December 21, 1914 – January 3, 1986) was a professor of psychology and originator of a theory of adult human development. He was born in New Richmond, Indiana. Education G...

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Henry Philip Tappen (1805 - 1881)

Henry Philip Tappan (April 18, 1805 – November 15, 1881) was an American philosopher, educator and academic administrator. He is officially considered the first president of the University of ...

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Eliphalet Nott Potter (1837 - 1901)

Taken from The Mediator Messenger, Vol. XV, No. 2, July 1957 Copied (and slightly edited) May 14, 2008 It is an interesting coincidence that two of the clergy most intimately associated with the Chur...

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Emily Howland (1827 - 1929)

Suffragist, Abolotionist, Philanthropist. Emily Howland dedicated her life to women's rights, the abolition of slavery, and education. Committed to providing education for African-Americans, she taught...

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John Williamson Nevin (1803 - 1886)

John Williamson Nevin (February 20, 1803 – June 6, 1886), was an American theologian and educationalist. He was born in the Cumberland Valley, near Shippensburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania....

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Laurens Perseus Hickok (1798 - 1888)

Laurens Perseus Hickok (December 20, 1798 – May 7, 1888), American philosopher and divine, was born at Bethel, Connecticut. He took his degree at Union College in 1820. Until 1836 he was occ...

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Rev. Robert Jefferson Breckinridge MP (1800 - 1871)

Robert Jefferson Breckinridge (March 8, 1800 – December 27, 1871) was a politician and Presbyterian minister. He was a member of the Breckinridge family of Kentucky, the son of Senator John Br...

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Bishop Alonzo Potter, DD, LLD (c.1800 - 1865)

The Right Reverend Alonzo Potter (1800–1865) was an American bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States who served as the third Bishop of Pennsylvania. Early life Alonzo Potter wa...

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Bishop George Washington Doane (1799 - 1859)

Born in Trenton on May 25, 1799, Doane was the son of Jonathan Doane, a builder and architect of New Jersey's first State House. He grew up in Geneva, New York, and graduated from Union College in 18...

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Francis Wayland (1796 - 1865)

Francis Wayland (March 11, 1796 – September 30, 1865), American Baptist educator and economist, was born in New York City, New York. He was president of Brown University and pastor of the Firs...

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Lewis Caleb Beck (1798 - 1853)

Lewis Caleb Beck (4 October 1798 Schenectady – 20 April 1853 Albany, New York) was an American physician, botanist, chemist, and mineralogist. Biography He graduated from Union College in ...

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Theodric Romeyn Beck (1791 - 1855)

Theodric Romeyn Beck (April 11, 1791 – November 19, 1855), alternatively Theodoric Romeyn Beck or T. Romeyn Beck, was an American physician in Albany, New York specializing in medical jurispru...

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George F. Warren (1874 - 1938)

George F. Warren (1874-1938), was a key economic adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and an international leader in developing the field of farm management in the early 20th century -- a man s...

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Simeon D. Fess, U.S. Senator (1861 - 1936)

Simeon Davison Fess (December 11, 1861 – December 23, 1936) was a Republican politician and educator from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Early...

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Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, Prof. (1845 - 1936)

Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus), 1845-1936. DLC ( 1845, Aug. 30 - 1936, Sept. 15) Biographical History 1845, Aug. 30 Born, Newburyport, Mass. 1867 Graduated, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. ...

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Edward Augustus Holyoke (1689 - 1769)

9th president of Harvard Edward Holyoke (June 26, 1689 – June 1, 1769) was an early American clergyman, and the 9th President of Harvard College. Edward Holyoke was the son of a wealthy and ...

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Alpheus Spring Packard, Sr. (1798 - 1884)

. Alpheus Spring Packard, Sr. (December 23, 1798 – July 13, 1884) was an American who may be the longest serving faculty member to any American college through his 65 years of dedication to Bo...

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Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr. (1839 - 1905)

Alpheus Spring Packard Jr., LL.D. (February 19, 1839 – February 14, 1905) was an American entomologist and palaeontologist. Biography He was the son of Alpheus Spring Packard, Sr. (1798&#x...

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Anna Columbia Petteys (1892 - 1970)

Anna Columbia Petteys came to Colorado in 1914, a graduate Phi Beta Kappa of Grinnell College and the proud wife of Alonzo Petteys. Alonzo purchased a bank in Brush, Colorado; Anna ran the home and too...

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Edwina Hume Fallis (1876 - 1957)

Edwina Fallis was a Denver native, granddaughter of pioneer Denver grocer Daniel Hurd, who served as president of the Denver School Board. Not surprisingly, Fallis had a passion for education. Throug...

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Mary Easton Sibley (1800 - 1878)

Pioneer female educator. The daughter of Congressman Rufus Easton, she moved to St. Louis with her parents in 1804, and completed her education at Mrs. Tevis's boarding school in Kentucky. In 1815 ...

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Reginald Owen Morris (1886 - 1948)

Reginald Owen Morris (3 March 1886 – 14 December 1948), almost universally cited in sources and referred to even by his friends by his initials, as 'R.O. Morris', was a British composer whose ...

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Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, FRS (1865 - 1940)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Right Honourable Herbert Fisher OM, PC President of the Board of Education In office 10 December 1916 – 19 October 1922 Born 21 March 1865 London...

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Paul Martin O'Leary (1901 - 1997)

Paul Martin O'Leary (November 29, 1901 – December 25, 1997) was an American economist and educator, and the first Dean of the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. He served on the facul...

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Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (1895 - 1961)

Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. (/ˈbɜrli/; January 27, 1895 – February 17, 1971) was a lawyer, educator, author, and U.S. diplomat. He was the author of The Modern Corporation and Priv...

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Samuel Eliot, III (1821 - 1898)

Samuel Eliot (December 22, 1821 – September 14, 1898) was a historian, educator, and public-minded citizen of Boston, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut. Eliot was born in Boston, the son...

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Rev. Andrews Norton (1786 - 1853)

Nicknamed "the Unitarian Pope" Andrews Norton (December 31, 1786 – September 18, 1853) was an American preacher and theologian. Along with William Ellery Channing, he was the leader of mai...

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Charles Eliot Norton (1827 - 1908)

Charles Eliot Norton (November 16, 1827 – October 21, 1908) was a leading American author, social critic, and professor of art. He was a progressive social reformer and a liberal activist whom...

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William Greenleaf Eliot MP (1811 - 1887)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: ... William Greenleaf Eliot (August 5, 1811 – January 23, 1887) was an American educator, Unitarian minister, and civic leader in Missouri. He is most notable f...

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Josiah Forster (1782 - 1870)

Photo: pictured in the center Josiah Forster (1782 – 27 June 1870) was a teacher and philanthropist. He was an early member of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society in 1839 and a supp...

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Roger Hilsman, Jr. (1919 - 2014)

Roger Hilsman, Jr. (November 23, 1919 – February 23, 2014) was an American soldier, government official, political scientist, and author. He served in Merrill's Marauders, and then with the Of...

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Archibald Cary Coolidge (1866 - 1928)

Archibald Cary Coolidge (March 6, 1866–January 14, 1928) was an American educator. He was a Professor of History at Harvard College from 1908 and the first Director of the Harvard University L...

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Arthur Gilman (1837 - 1909)

) Arthur Gilman (June 22, 1837, Alton, Illinois - December 27, 1909, Atlantic City, New Jersey) was a United States educator. He and his second wife founded the institution which eventually became Ra...

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Alpheus Spring Packard, Sr. (1798 - 1884)

. Alpheus Spring Packard, Sr. (December 23, 1798 – July 13, 1884) was an American who may be the longest serving faculty member to any American college through his 65 years of dedication to Bo...

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Rev. Jesse Appleton (1772 - 1819)

Jesse Appleton (November 17, 1772 – November 12, 1819), son of Francis Appleton and Elizabeth Hubbard, was the second president of Bowdoin College and the father of First Lady Jane Pierce. ...

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Hon. John Phillips (c.1719 - 1795)

Founder, Phillips Exeter Academy John Phillips (1719–1795) was an early American educator and patron of schools. He graduated from Harvard College in 1735. Among many other activities, he wa...

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Samuel Phillips, Jr. (1752 - 1802)

Only one of 7 children to become an adult. . Samuel Phillips, Jr. (February 5, 1752 – 1802). Merchant, manufacturer and patriot, Phillips is considered a pioneer in American education. Sam...

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Edward Perkins Channing (1856 - 1931)

Edward Perkins Channing (June 15, 1856 – January 7, 1931) was an American historian and an author of a monumental History of the United States in six volumes, for which he won the 1926 Pulitze...

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Rev. Endicott Peabody (1857 - 1944)

The Reverend Endicott Peabody (May 30, 1857 – November 17, 1944)[1] was the American Episcopal priest who founded the Groton School for Boys (known today simply as Groton School), in Groton, Mas...

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Walter Fenno Dearborn MP (1878 - 1955)

Walter Fenno Dearborn (1878–1955) was a pioneering American educator and experimental psychologist who helped to establish the field of reading education. Dearborn, who approached the study of...

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Dédée /Wanda Maria Ida barunica Šoštarić-Pisačić ud. Vraniczany MP (1896 - 1984)

Barunica Dédée Vranyczany i »Novo dijete« Na početku 20. stoljeća pod utjecajem Marije Montessori, ali i švedske spisateljice i sufražetkinje...

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Maria Montessori MP (1870 - 1952)

Died in the garden of the Pierson's house belonging to Ada Pierson's parents. Mario was with her.

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<private> Wiegand (Young)

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J.B.S. Haldane (1892 - 1964)

J. B. S. Haldane J. B. S. Haldane Born November 5, 1892 Oxford, England Died December 1, 1964 (aged 72) Bhubaneswar, India Residence UK U.S. India Nationality British (until 1961)...

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Sir George Edward Gordon Catlin (1896 - 1979)

) Sir George Edward Gordon Catlin (29 July 1896 – 8 February 1979) was an English political scientist and philosopher. A strong proponent of Anglo-America cooperation, he worked for many years...

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William Howard Brett (1846 - 1918)

William Howard Brett (July 1, 1846 – August 24, 1918) was head librarian for the Cleveland Public Library from 1884 to 1918. American Libraries described him as one of the “100 most imp...

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Robert M. Patterson (1787 - 1854)

Robert Maskell Patterson (March 23, 1787 – September 5, 1854) was a professor of mathematics, chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania (1812–1828) and professo...

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Ivor Armstrong Richards (1893 - 1979)

Ivor Armstrong Richards (26 February 1893 – 7 September 1979) was an influential English literary critic and rhetorician. He was educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge where his love of Engl...

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Handsome Lake (1735 - 1815)

Handsome Lake (Cayuga language: Sganyadái:yoˀ, Seneca language: Sganyodaiyoˀ) (Θkanyatararí•yau• in Tuscarora) (1735 – 10 August 1815) was a Se...

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Grace Eleanor Hadow OBE (1875 - 1940)

Grace Eleanor Hadow OBE (9 December 1875 in Cirencester, England – 19 January 1940, Marylebone, London) was an author, principal of St Anne's College, Oxford University and vice-chairman of th...

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Sir William Henry Hadow CBE (1859 - 1937)

Sir William Henry Hadow CBE (27 December 1859 – 8 April 1937) was a leading educational reformer in Great Britain and a musicologist. Hadow was born at Ebrington, Gloucester, England. He stu...

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Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet (1903 - 1986)

) Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet (19 April 1903 - 1986) was the first Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University. Career Born the son of Robert Carr Bosanquet, Bosanquet became Rector of King's College,...

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James Elphinstone Roe (c.1818 - 1897)

Western Australian Death registration index record for James Roe, father Thomas, mother Catherine Elphinstone, born Kirby England, died aged 78. No. 1907 of 1897. The West Australian, Tuesday 4 May...

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William Macbride Childs (1869 - 1939)

William Macbride Childs (1869–1939) was an English academic administrator and historian, who was involved in the foundation of the University of Reading and who served briefly as its first vic...

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Richard Busby (1606 - 1695)

The Rev. Dr. Richard Busby (1606–1695) was an English Anglican priest who served as head master of Westminster School for more than fifty-five years. Life He was born at Lutton in Lincolns...

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