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Rev John Harvard

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Rev John Harvard

Educator. He was the benefactor of what would become Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard students erected the present monument in 1828, as his original stone had been lost. He is commemorated in England with the Harvard Memorial Chapel in Southwark Cathedral, Southwark, London, and with a memorial window for him in the chapel of Emmanuel College in Cambridge.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Eric Thomsen
  • Added: 22 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7477228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Harvard (26 Nov 1607–14 Sep 1638), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7477228, citing Phipps Street Burying Ground, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .