Brownson, Orestes Augustus
1803 - Brownson was an adopted orphan, who was raised by impoverished Rural farmers in Stockbridge, Vermont, and educated himself.
1822 Brownson became a Presbyterian.
1824-1926 - He became a Universalist, becoming ordained and preaching in New York and New England.
1932 - He was ordained Unitarian minister.
1836 - He broke from Unitarianism and founded Society for Christian Union and Progress.
- He founded journal "Boston Quarterly Review".
1844 - He converted to Catholicism.
- He was the founder and editor of journal "Brownson's Quarterly Review".
1857 - He wrote a memoir, The Convert; or, Leaves from My Experience.
1876 - Orestes Brownson died.
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