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January 1

Paul Revere1735  – Paul Revere was born in Boston. Boston’s leading silversmith was official courier to carry the message that General Gage was to attack, signaling the start of the American Revolution. He was a leading member of the Second Church in Boston (Unitarian).

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Samuel Joseph May

May, Samuel Joseph (1797-1871)

Samuel Joseph May was a descendant of John May, an early member of the Roxbury parish ... Read More
Howard Thurman

Thurman, Howard (1899-1981)

A strong example of relevance in ministry is Howard Thurman, who left a secure position as a ... Read More
John Ciardi

Ciardi, John (1916-1986)

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Andrew Preston Peabody

Peabody, Andrew Preston (1811-1893)

The facts of Dr. Peabody’s career may be briefly set forth. He was born at Beverly, ... Read More