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Eliphalet Whittlesey

Eliphalet Whittlesey, secretary Board of Indian Commissioners of United States.


  • Whittlesey, Eliphalet was born on May 14, 1821 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of David and Rebecca Whittlesey.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Yale, 1842, A.


    • Professor Bowdoin College, 1861-1865. Served in army with General Howard. Professor Howard University, 1867-1874.

      Secretary Board of Indian Commissioners of the United States, from 1874.


    • father: David Whittlesey
    • mother: Rebecca Whittlesey
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    Died 1909
    (aged 87)