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January 9

Thomas Jefferson Sawyer

1804 – Thomas Jefferson Sawyer was born. He was a leading figure in Universalist education. He founded the Universalist Historical Society and was the dean of Tufts Divinity School. Read more about Thomas Jefferson Sawyer.

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Mayo, Amory Dwight (1823-1907)

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