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Lowell, [Abbott] Lawrence (A. Lawrence Lowell)

Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1943 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Critics, Poets


US educator, lawyer, and political scientist


president of Harvard University 1909-1933


introduced residential house system at Harvard University


chairman and eponym of three-member Lowell Commission, appointed by Alvan Fuller 1927 to examine fairness of Sacco and Vanzetti trial and advise Fuller on suitability of clemency


wrote autobiography "What a College President Has Learned" 1938


brother of Amy Lowell and Percival Lowell


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