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Homer Bezaleel Hulbert
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1863
New Haven
Addison County
Vermont, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1949
Seoul
Seoul Special City, South Korea

Missionary, Journalist, Political Activist for Korean Independence. After education at Dartmouth, he attended Union Theological Seminary. He traveled to Korea in 1886 to teach English, but was expelled by the Japanese government in 1907. The Korean government honored him with the Order of Merit for National Foundation for his work advocating independence of Korea from Japan. In 1949 South Korean President Syngman Rhee invited him to return to Korea.

From Who's Who in the World, 1912:

Homer Bezaleel Hulbert: Born Jan. 26, 1863, New Haven, Addison Co., Vt., son of Calvin Butler and Mary E. (Woodward) Hulbert.
Educated at Dartmouth, A. B. 1884; A. M., 1888; Union Theol. Sem., N. Y.; graduated from same 1886.
Married in 1888 to May B. Hanna of N. Y.
Congregationalist. Republican. Address: 36 Marengo Park, Springfield, Mass., U.S.A. 
 
Inscription:
HOMER B. HULBERT
JANUARY 26 1863 - AUGUST 5 1949
MAN OF VISION AND
FRIEND OF KOREA
"I WOULD RATHER BE BURIED IN KOREA
THAN IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY"
 
Note: Yanghwajin Foreign Missionary Cemetery - Homer Hulbert
 
Burial:
Yanghwajin Foreign Missionary Cemetery
Seoul
Seoul Special City, South Korea
 
Maintained by: Chris Nelson
Originally Created by: Stevan Rich
Record added: Aug 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75151792
Homer Bezaleel Hulbert
Added by: Stevan Rich
 
Homer Bezaleel Hulbert
Added by: Chris Nelson
 
Homer Bezaleel Hulbert
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