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Clergyman , university president

Horace Holley, American clergyman, university president. member board overseers Harvard.

Background

Holley, Horace was born on February 13, 1781 in Salisbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Luther and Sarah (Dakin) Holley.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1803.

Career

Ordained to ministry Unitarian Church, 1805. Pastor Greenfield Hill Unitarian Church, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1806-1809, South End Church, Boston, 1809-1818. Member board overseers Harvard.

President Transylvania U., Lexington, Kentucky, 1818-1827.

Membership

Member board overseers Harvard.

Connections

Married Mary Austin, January 1805, 2 children.

father:
Luther Holley

mother:
Sarah (Dakin) Holley

spouse:
Mary Austin