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Yale, [George] Elihu

Born: 1649 AD
Died: 1721 AD
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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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