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February 1

Aaron Bancroft

1786 – Aaron Bancroft was ordained as minister of the Second Congregational Church, later called the First Unitarian Church, in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1825 he became the first president of the American Unitarian Association. Read more about Aaron Bancroft.

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Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian (1840-1929)

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