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Backus, Azel, 1765-1816

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1765 - 1816

Azel Backus (October 13, 1765 – December 28, 1816) was an American educator, born in New London County, Connecticut. After having a long preaching career, he was elected as the first President of Hamilton College in New York.