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Andrews, Elisha Benjamin

Born: 1844 AD
Died: 1917 AD
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.