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Eliot, Charles Williamlocked

(20 March 1834–22 August 1926)
  • Philo A. Hutcheson

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Eliot, Charles William (20 March 1834–22 August 1926), educator and university president, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Eliot, Harvard University treasurer, and Mary Lyman. He was raised in a combination of rigorous schooling, first at a dame school (where instructors offered courses on subjects such as modern languages in their homes) and then at Boston Latin School, and the liberal religiosity of Unitarianism....

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