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Harvard, John

(1607–38). B. London, Eng.; educ. Cambridge; to Am. 1637 as pastor at Charlestown on Massachusetts Bay; Harvard U. (founded 1636 at New Towne, near Cambridge, Massachusetts) named after him in gratitude for his library and half his estate.


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