1-1 of 1 Results  for:

  • educational reform x
  • philanthropy, charity, and aid x
  • Social welfare and reform x
  • Business and finance x
  • Education and scholarship x
Clear all

Article

Wadsworth, James (1768-1844), pioneer settler, philanthropist, and educational reformer  

Wayne Mahood

Wadsworth, James (20 April 1768–07 June 1844), pioneer settler, philanthropist, and educational reformer, was born in Durham, Connecticut, the son of John Noyes Wadsworth, a farmer, justice of the peace, and constable, and Esther Parsons. Shortly after graduation from Yale College in 1787, James and his brother William were encouraged by their cousin Colonel ...