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Ballou, Hosea II

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Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1861 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen

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1796 - Hosea Ballou was born in Guilford, Vermont.

 

He was a Universalist clergyman, theologian, and historian.

 

1829 - Published the "Ancient History of Universalism".

 

1845 - Received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity and became an Overseer of Harvard University.

 

1821-1852 - He presided over the parishes of Roxbury and Medford, Massachusetts.

 

1853 - Became the first president of Tufts College.

 

He was its first professor of History and Intellectual Philosophy.

 

1861 - He died in office.

 

His personal library remains as a legacy to the university to this day.

 

 

 

 


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