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Clergyman , College president

Hosea Ii Ballou, American clergyman, college president. member Massachusetts Board Education, 1854.

Background

Ballou, Hosea Ii was born on October 18, 1796 in Guilford, Vermont, United States. Son of Asahel and Martha (Starr) Ballou.

Education

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Harvard, 1845.

Career

Ordained to ministry Universalist Church, 1817. Pastor, Stafford, Connecticut, 1817-1821, New Universalist Church, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1821-1838. Editor Universalist Magazine, 1822, Universalist Expositor, 1830-1840.

Board overseers Harvard, 1843-1858. Incorporated Tufts U., 1852, 1st president, 1854-1861. Member Massachusetts Board Education, 1854.

Editor Universalist Quarterly and General Review, 1844-1856. Author: Ancient History of Universalism, 1829.

Works

Membership

Member Massachusetts Board Education, 1854.

Connections

Married Clarissa Hatch, January 26, 1820, 5 children.

father:
Asahel Ballou

mother:
Martha (Starr) Ballou

spouse:
Clarissa Hatch