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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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Personal name headingEverett, Edward, 1794-1865
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Variant(s)Everett, E. (Edward), 1794-1865
Everett, Edwd, 1794-1865
See alsoMassachusetts. Governor (1836-1840 : Everett)
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Birth date1794-04-11
Death date1865-01-15
Place of birthDorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Place of deathBoston (Mass.)
AffiliationHarvard University
United States. Congress. House
Whig Party (U.S.)
United States. Department of State
United States. Congress. Senate
Constitutional Union Party (U.S.)
Profession or occupationTutors and tutoring Priests College teachers Legislators Governors Diplomats College presidents Cabinet officers Vice-Presidential candidates
Found inWinthrop, R. C. Tributes to the memory of Edward Everett, 1865
LC in OCLC, 11-11-85 (hdg.: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; usage: Edward Everett)
W Was W Amer (Everett, Edward; governor of Massachusetts, 1836-1840)
Edward Jarvis papers, 1822-1884 (Edward Everett; E. Everett)
Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, Feb. 2, 2016 (Everett, Edward, (father of William Everett), a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Dorchester, Mass., April 11, 1794; graduated from Harvard University in 1811; tutor in that university 1812-1814; studied theology and was ordained pastor of the Brattle Street Unitarian Church, Boston, in 1814; professor of Greek literature at Harvard University 1815-1826; overseer of Harvard University 1827-1847, 1849-1854, and 1862-1865; elected to the Nineteenth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1835); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1834; chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs (Twentieth Congress); Governor of Massachusetts 1836-1840; appointed United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain 1841-1845; declined a diplomatic commission to China in 1843; president of Harvard University 1846-1849; appointed Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster and served from November 6, 1852, to March 3, 1853; elected as a Whig to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1853, until his resignation, effective June 1, 1854; unsuccessful candidate for vice president of the United States in 1860 on the Constitutional-Union ticket; died in Boston, Mass., January 15, 1865; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.)
Barnes, L.B. My sister dear, remember me, c1842: cover (Edwd Everett)
Associated languageeng
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