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Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, Prof.

Birthdate: (91)
Birthplace: Newburyport, Essex County, MA, United States
Death: September 15, 1936 (91)
Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edwin Prescott Grosvenor, Dr. MD and Harriet Ward Grosvenor
Husband of Lillian Hovey Grosvenor
Father of Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor and Edwin Prescott Grosvenor

Occupation: Professor of history and international law and chair of modern government, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. 1907-1919.
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About Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, Prof.

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.

1867-1871 Instructor in history, Robert College, Constantinople, Turkey

1871 A.M., Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.

1871-1872 Student, Andover Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass.

1873 Married Lilian Hovey Waters

1873-1890 History teacher, Robert College, Constantinople, Turkey

1890 Returned to the United States

1892-1895 Taught French and history, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass., and Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

1895 Published Constantinople (Boston: Roberts Brothers. 2 vols.)

1895-1898 Professor of European history, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.

1898-1914 Professor and chair of modern government, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.

1907-1919 President, United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa

1914 (1) Retired from active teaching (2) Named professor emeritus, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.

1936, Sept. 15, Died, Amherst, Mass.

From the finding aid for Grosvenor Family Papers 1827-1981 (bulk 1872-1964) ( Manuscript Division Library of Congress) http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms005006


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Prominent Descendant: Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor LDD (married Elsie May Bell, Alexander's daughter) Oct 28, 1875, Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey> Edwin Augustus Grosvenor Prof. (married Lillian Hovey Waters) Aug 30, 1845, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, USA> Edwin Prescott Grosvenor MD (married Harriet Ward Sanborn) Sep 07, 1820, North Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts> David Augustus Grosvenor Sr. Dr. Dec 08, 1784, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA (married his cousin Sally Grosvenor Jul 29, 1779, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA daughter of Ebenezer Grosvenor III Rev. Mar 06, 1738, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA and Elizabeth Clark Sep 25, 1737) >Asa Grosvenor Capt. Rev. (married Hannah Buckley Prescott Hall) Apr 06, 1745, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA> Ebenezer Grosvenor Jr. Col. (married Lucy Cheney) Dec 12, 1713, Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, USA > Ebenezer Grosvenor Sr. (married Anna Marcy) Oct 09, 1684, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA > John Grosvenor Sr. (married Esther Clarke) Jan 02, 1641, The Friars, St. Leonard Parish, Bridgenorth, Shropshire, England.

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Edwin Augustus Grosvenor, Prof.'s Timeline

August 30, 1845
Newburyport, Essex County, MA, United States
October 28, 1875
Age 30
Istanbul, Turkey
Age 29
- 1919
Age 61
Amherst, Mass., United States
September 15, 1936
Age 91
Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States