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Andrews, Elisha Benjamin

Born: 1844 AD
Died: 1917 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Economist, Educators


1844 - Born in Hinsdale, New Hampshire on the 10th of January.

1870 - Graduating from Brown University.

1874 - The Newton Theological Institution.

1875 - He preached for one year and then was president of Denison University.

1879 - He was professor of homiletics at Newton Theological Institution.

1882 - Political economy at Brown University.

1888 - Professor of political economy and finance at Cornell University.

1889 - He served as the president of Brown University.

1897 - He resigned as president of Brown because of criticism by trustees of his advocacy of free silver but at that time withdrew his resignation.

1898 - He was superintendent of schools, Chicago and then became chancellor of the University of Nebraska.

1892 - He was a United States commissioner to the Brussels monetary conference and was a strong supporter of international bimetallism.

1900 - He became a member of the corporation of Brown University.

1904 - He was made president of the Association of State Universities.

1909 - He retired from the University of Nebraska as chancellor emeritus on the 1st of January.

1917 - Died at his home in Interlachen, Florida on the 30th of October.


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