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Everett, Edward

Born: 1794 AD
Died: 1865 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Educators, Governor, Politician, Representative

1794 – Born on April 11th in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts.

1811 – Graduated from Harvard University.

1812 – Became a tutor at Harvard University.

1814 – Studied theology and was ordained pastor of the Brattle Street Unitarian Church, Boston.

1815 – A professor of Greek literature at Harvard University.

1825 – Elected to the Nineteenth and to the four succeeding Congresses.

1827 – Was an overseer of Harvard University.

1836 – Became the Governor of Massachusetts.

1841 – Appointed as the United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain.

1846 – Was the president of Harvard University.

1852 – Appointed Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster.

1853 – Elected as a Whig to the United States Senate.  

1860 – Was an unsuccessful candidate for vice president of the United States on the Constitutional-Union ticket.

1865 – Died on January 15th in Boston, Massachusetts.