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Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864



  • Existence: 1772 - 1864

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1805–1813), Mayor of Boston (1823–1828), and President of Harvard University (1829–1845). The historic Quincy Market in downtown Boston is named in his honor.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Harvard President Josiah Quincy letter

Webster Mss 833467.1
Identifier: Mss 833467.1
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Josiah Quincy letter

Mss 826427.1
Identifier: Mss 826427.1
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