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Horace Mann

1796 – Horace Mann was born in Franklin, Massachusetts. A Unitarian, he served in the Massachusetts House and Senate, advocating state hospitals for the insane, restriction of slavery, regulation of liquor sales, and educational reforms. Mann served as president of Antioch College from 1853 until his death on August 2, 1859. Read more about Horace Mann.

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