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Everett, Edward

Born: 1794 AD
Died: 1865 AD, at 70 years of age.

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.


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