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us: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865


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    • us: Everett, E. (Edward), 1794-1865
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1794-04-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1865-01-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Boston (Mass.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 1825
        • Affiliation End: 1835
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Whig Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of State
        • Affiliation Start: 1852
        • Affiliation End: 1853
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1853
        • Affiliation End: 1854
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Constitutional Union Party (U.S.)
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Tutors and tutoring
          (lcsh) Priests
            (lcsh) College teachers
              (lcsh) Legislators
                (lcsh) Governors
                  (lcsh) Diplomats
                    (lcsh) College presidents
                      (lcsh) Cabinet officers
                        (lcsh) Vice-Presidential candidates
                    • Related Terms

                      • us: Massachusetts. Governor (1836-1840 : Everett)
                    • Sources

                      • found: Winthrop, R. C. Tributes to the memory of Edward Everett, 1865
                      • found: LC in OCLC, 11-11-85 (hdg.: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865; usage: Edward Everett)
                      • found: W Was W Amer (Everett, Edward; governor of Massachusetts, 1836-1840)
                      • found: Edward Jarvis papers, 1822-1884 (Edward Everett; E. Everett)
                      • found: 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.)
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                      • 1985-12-16: new
                      • 2016-02-12: revised
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