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August 24

Samuel Atkins Eliot

1862 – Samuel Atkins Eliot was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From an accomplished Boston family, he began his ministry in 1889 with pastorates in Seattle, Washington and Denver, Colorado. In 1893, he traveled back east to take up a ministry in Brooklyn, New York. In 1898 he became secretary of the American Unitarian Association then served as president from 1900-1927. At the end of his tenure, he became minister of the Arlington Street Church in Boston. He edited the four-volume Heralds of a Liberal Faith. Read more about Samuel Atkins Eliot.

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