Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University

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Andrew Dickson White

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Homer, Cortland, New York, USA
Death: Died in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Horace White and Clara White
Husband of Mary Amanda White and Helen Magill White
Father of Karin White
Brother of Horace Keep White

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About Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University

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Andrew Dickson White was an American historian and educator, who was the cofounder of Cornell University and served as its first president for nearly two decades. He was known for expanding the scope of college curriculae. A politician, he had served as state senator in New York. He was later appointed as a US diplomat to Germany and Russia, among other responsibilities.

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Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University's Timeline

1832
November 7, 1832
Homer, Cortland, New York, USA
1918
November 4, 1918
Age 85
Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States
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Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, United States