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February 16

Samuel Gilman

1791 – Samuel Gilman was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1811, taught school and mathematics at Harvard College from 1817 to 1819, and was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in Charlston, South Carolina. His song “Fair Harvard” is still sung at every Harvard University commencement. Read more about Samuel Gilman.

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