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Claim To Fame : Educators

303 memorials found


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Dr Mary Jane McLeod Bethune

10 Jul 1875 – 18 May 1955

African-American educator, civil and women's rights activist,...

Nicholas Murray Butler

2 Apr 1862 – 7 Dec 1947

Educator, Nobel Prize Recipient. The President of Columbia...

John Dewey

20 Oct 1859 – 1 Jun 1952

Educator. Born in Burlington, Vermont, he was a psychologist,...

Charles William Eliot

20 Mar 1834 – 22 Aug 1926

Academic, Educator. He is remembered as the president of Harvard...

Samuel Kirkland

1 Dec 1741 – 28 Feb 1808

Missionary, Educator. Educated as a lawyer at Princeton, he was...

A. Lawrence Lowell

13 Dec 1856 – 6 Jan 1943

President of Harvard.

Anne Sullivan

14 Apr 1866 – 20 Oct 1936

Educator. Due to the death of her mother at an early age, she and...

Horace Mann

4 May 1796 – 2 Aug 1859

Educator. Born in Massachusetts, he was an educator and a...

Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer

21 Feb 1855 – 6 Dec 1902

Educator. She served as President of Wellesley College in...

Stephen Van Rensselaer, III

1 Nov 1764 – 26 Jan 1839

US Congressman, Lieutenant Governor of New York, New York State...

William Marsh Rice

14 Mar 1816 – 23 Sep 1900

Businessman, Educator. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Little...

Ezra Stiles

29 Nov 1727 – 12 May 1795

American Educator and Theologian. He was born in North Haven,...

Booker Taliaferro Washington

5 Apr 1856 – 14 Nov 1915

Social Reformer. Born a slave on the James Burroughs's...

Joseph Wharton

3 Mar 1826 – 11 Jan 1909

Businessman. He made his fortune as the co-founder of the...

Emma Hart Willard

23 Feb 1787 – 15 Apr 1870

Educator, Social Reformer. A pioneer in Women's Rights and...

Martha Carey “Minnie” Thomas

2 Jan 1857 – 2 Dec 1935

Educator. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the first woman to...

Sir Isaac Pitman

4 Jan 1813 – 12 Jan 1897

Inventor and developer of the Pitman Shorthand Method. He was an...

James Frank Dobie

26 Sep 1888 – 18 Sep 1964

Writer, Educator. Born in Live Oak County, Texas, his ranching...

Jonathan Edwards

5 Oct 1703 – 22 Mar 1758

Religious Leader. A Calvinist theologian, he led the religious...

Aaron Burr, Sr

4 Jan 1716 – 24 Sep 1757

Educator and Founder of Princeton University. Born in...

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