|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1800|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1891|
District Of Columbia, USA
Historian, Statesman. Often called the father of American history, he is best known for his historical series "History of the United States."
Worcester Rural Cemetery
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George Bancroft:Sir, you will be remembered as an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in your home state and at the national level. During your tenure as U.S. Secretary of the Navy, you established the ...(Read more)|
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Besides being a major 19th Century American historian (about the American Revolution), you were Secretary of the Navy in the Polk Administration (1845-1849) and the person responsible for founding the naval academy at Annapolis, Maryland.|
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