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Ballou, Hosea II

Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1861 AD
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.