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Charles William Eliot

Born: 20-Mar-1834
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 22-Aug-1926
Location of death: Northeast Harbor, ME
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, Harvard University, 1869-1909

Father: Samuel Atkins Eliot (Mayor of Boston, b. 1798, d. 1862)
Mother: Mary Lyman
Wife: Ellen Derby Peabody (m. 27-Oct-1858, two sons)
Son: Charles Eliot (landscape architect, b. 1859, d. 1897)
Son: Samuel Atkins Eliot II (minister, b. 1862, d. 1950)

    University: Harvard University (1853)
    Professor: Mathematics and Chemistry, Harvard University (1858-63)
    Professor: Analytical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1865-69)
    Administrator: President, Harvard University (1869-1909)

Author of books:
The Happy Life (1896)
John Gilley, Farmer and Fisherman (1899)
The Religion of the Future (1909)
The Durable Satisfactions of Life (1910)
The Conflict Between Individualism and Collectivism in a Democracy (1910)

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