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...Savage, Minot Judson Minot Judson Savage was born on 10 June 1841 in Norridgewock, Maine. He grew up in conditions of poverty, frequent illness, and sporadic, poor schooling. His parents were attracted to the extreme emotionalism often...
...Schechter, Solomon Even though the year of his birth is not known, ranging from 1847 to 1850, the date usually given for Solomon Schechter is 7 December 1847. His birthplace was Focsani, Romania, and he was the son of a Hasidic ritual...
...Wright, George Frederick George Frederick Wright was born on 22 January 1838 in Whitehall, New York, where he attended local schools and was deeply impressed with his family’s abiding interest in religion, a heritage that had manifested...
...Einhorn, David David Einhorn was born on 10 November 1809 in the town of Dispeck in the Bavarian area of Germany. He proved to be an exceptional student in the traditional Jewish educational programs of his village and at the Talmudic...
...Charles Woodruff Shields was born on 4 April 1825 in New Albany, Indiana. He attended several classical schools as befitted the son of Hannah Woodruff and James Reed Shields, who was a jurist and founding father of the new Midwestern state....
...DuBose, William Porcher DuBose was born into the southern gentry on 11 April 1836 on a plantation near Winnsboro, South Carolina. He attended local schools and in 1855 graduated as ranking cadet officer from the state’s military academy...
...Wilson, William Dexter Born on 28 February 1816 in Stoddard, New Hampshire, young William Dexter Wilson received the modest educational training available in the western part of the state. Early on he displayed a remarkable aptitude...
... Harvard University, and Princeton University . Life of Theodore Parker ( New York , 1874). Gerrit Smith: A Biography ( New York , 1878). George Ripley ( Boston , 1882). Memoir of William Henry Channing ( Boston , 1886). Further Reading Amer Nat...
...Zahm, John Augustine Born on 14 June 1851 in New Lexington, Ohio, John Augustine Zahm attended at times public, private, and parochial schools in his native state and in Indiana when his family moved westward. Entering the University...
...Wise, Isaac Mayer x, Isaac M. Wise was born on 29 March 1819 in Steingrub, Bohemia (now Kammeny Dvur, Czech Republic). Isaac's early ambition to become a rabbi was frustrated by childhood poverty. After his father's early death, Wise...