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Edward Everett

Born: 11-Apr-1794
Birthplace: Dorchester, MA
Died: 15-Jan-1865
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Whig

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Massachuetts, 1836-40

Father: Oliver Everett (minister)
Mother: Lucy Hill
Brother: Alexander Hill Everett (diplomat)
Wife: Charlotte Gray Brooks (m. 1822, three daughters, three sons)
Daughter: Anne Gorham (b. 1823, d. 18-Oct-1854)
Daughter: Charlotte Brooks (b. 13-Aug-1825, d. 15-Dec-1879)
Daughter: Grace Webster (b. 24-Dec-1827, d. 1836)
Son: Edward Brooks (b. 6-May-1830, d. 5-Nov-1861)
Son: Henry Sidney (b. 31-Dec-1834, d. 4-Oct-1898)
Son: William Everett (US Congressman, b. 10-Oct-1839, d. 16-Feb-1910)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1811)
    Theological: Harvard Divinity School (1812-14)
    Professor: Greek Literature, Harvard University (1815-26)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1827-47, 1849-54, 1862-65)
    Administrator: President, Harvard University (1846-49)

    US Senator, Massachusetts (1853-54)
    US Secretary of State (1852-53)
    US Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1841-45)
    Governor of Massachusetts (1836-40)
    US Congressman, Massachusetts (1825-35)
    Portrait on American currency $50 silver certificate
    Ordained 9-Feb-1814


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