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Ballou, Hosea II

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

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen


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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