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Yale, [George] Elihu (Eli)

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Born: 1649 AD
Died: 1721 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Philanthropist

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1649 - Born in Boston; birth of a philanthropist whose name was adapted to the university name (Yale University)

 

1672 - He was taken to England as a child

 

1678 - Went to East Indies in the service of the British East India Company, a business venture that made him wealthy

 

1687-1692 - Around these years, he served as governor in Madras, India

 

1714-1721 - Gave school books and money to the Collegiate school of Connecticut (estimated total: £800) after receiving a request from Jeremiah Dummer through Gov. John Pierpont

 

1721- Died on July 8


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