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Edward Everett

Edward Everett

State of Residency: Massachusetts
Appointment: Nov 6, 1852
Entry on Duty: Nov 6, 1852
Termination of Appointment: Mar 3, 1853
Presidency: Fillmore
Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Dec 9, 1852

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Profile
Born: April 11, 1794
Died: January 15, 1865
Married:Charlotte Gray Broooks
Education: Harvard University; recieved Ph.D in Gottingen
Occupation: Theologian


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Notable Events:

  • Became pastor of the Brattle Street Unitarian Church, Boston 1814

  • Studied and traveled Europe 1815-1819

  • Occupied the chair of Greek literature at Harvard 1819-1825

  • Edited the North American Review 1820-1824

  • President of Harvard 1846-1849

  • Became known as one of the greatest orators of his day

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Vice Presidency on the Constitutional-union ticket in 1860

  • President elector in 1864


  • Previous Secretary of State: Daniel Webster
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