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ADAMS, Hannah

ADAMS, Hannah (1755–1831)   Reference library

Angela McWilliams Goodson

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Known as the first American woman to make a financial living as a writer, Hannah Adams was born in Medfield,

ADAMS, Jasper

ADAMS, Jasper (1793–1841)   Reference library

Christine L. Spencer

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Jasper Adams was born on 27 August 1793 in East Medway, Massachusetts. He was prepared for college by the Reverend

ADAMS, John

ADAMS, John (1735–1826)   Reference library

Brian E. Butler

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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American founding father, leading advocate of independence, diplomat, statesman and second President of United States, John Adams is best known

AGASSIZ, Jean Louis Rodolphe

AGASSIZ, Jean Louis Rodolphe (1807–1873)   Reference library

Nathan Houser

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Louis Agassiz was born on 26 May 1807 in Motier-en-Vuly in Fribourg canton, Switzerland. His father was a Protestant pastor.

ALCOTT, Amos Bronson

ALCOTT, Amos Bronson (1799–1888)   Reference library

Scott Bartlett

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Amos Bronson Alcott was born on 29 November 1799, in rural poverty at Spindle Hill near Wolcott, Connecticut. Alcott

ALDEN, Joseph

ALDEN, Joseph (1807–1885)   Reference library

Charles Comer

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Joseph Alden was an American clergyman, scholar, and educator. While holding a variety of academic positions, including presidency, at several

ALEXANDER, Archibald

ALEXANDER, Archibald (1772–1851)   Reference library

Timothy McConnell

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Archibald Alexander was born a native Virginian on 17 April 1772 near Lexington in Augusta County (now in Rockbridge County).

ALISON, Francis

ALISON, Francis (1705–1779)   Reference library

John Fea

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Francis Alison was born in 1705 (the date is not known) in the parish of Leck, County Donegal, in Ireland’s

ALLEN, Ethan

ALLEN, Ethan (1738–1789)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Ethan Allen was born on 10 January 1738 in Litchfield, Connecticut. Although he showed scholarly talent, preparations for admission into

ALLEN, William

ALLEN, William (1784–1868)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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William Allen was the second President of the short-lived Dartmouth University, and the third President of Bowdoin College. He was

ANDREW, Samuel

ANDREW, Samuel (1656–1738)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Samuel Andrew was the second Rector of Yale University. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on 29 January 1656.

ANDREWS, Israel Ward

ANDREWS, Israel Ward (1815–1888)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Israel Ward Andrews was born on 3 January 1815 in Danbury, Connecticut. He attended Williams College, where Mark HOPKINS was

ANDREWS, John

ANDREWS, John (1746–1813)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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John Andrews was born on 4 April 1746 in Cecil County, Maryland near the present-day city of Elkton. His younger

ANDREWS, Lorin

ANDREWS, Lorin (1819–1861)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Lorin Andrews was born on 1 April 1819 in Uniontown (now Ashland), Ohio. From 1838 to 1840 he attended Kenyon

ANDREWS, Robert

ANDREWS, Robert (1748–1804)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Robert Andrews was born near the present-day city of Elkton in Cecil County, Maryland, probably in 1748. His great-grandfather

ANDREWS, Stephen Pearl

ANDREWS, Stephen Pearl (1812–1886)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Stephen Pearl Andrews was born on 22 March 1812 in Templeton, Massachusetts. His education under his father, a Baptist minister,

ANTHONY, Susan Brownell

ANTHONY, Susan Brownell (1820–1906)   Reference library

Barbara Ryan

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Susan B. Anthony was born on 15 February 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts, and died on 13 March 1906 in Rochester,

APPLETON, Jesse

APPLETON, Jesse (1772–1819)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Jesse Appleton, second President of Bowdoin College, was born on 17 November 1772 in New Ipswich, New Hampshire. He

ATWATER, Jeremiah

ATWATER, Jeremiah (1773–1858)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Jeremiah Atwater was born on 27 December 1773 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended Yale College, where Timothy DWIGHT was

ATWATER, Lyman Hotchkiss

ATWATER, Lyman Hotchkiss (1813–1883)   Reference library

John R. Shook

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

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Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater was born on 23 February 1813 in New Haven, Connecticut. He attended the congregational church in town

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