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Clergyman

Levi Washburn Leonard, American clergyman.

Background

Leonard, Levi Washburn was born on June 1, 1790 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob and Mary (Swift) Leonard.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1815, Harvard Divinity School, 1818.

Career

1851. Teacher, Bridgewater Academy, 1818-1820. Ordained to ministry Unitarian Church, 1820. Pastor, 1st Unitarian Church, Dublin, N.H., 1820-1855, preacher, 1855-1864.

Active civic affairs, Dublin, founder of local lyceum and library, leader in management local schools. Editor Exeter (N.H.) News-Letter, 1854-1862. Author: (textbooks) The Literary and Scientific Classbook, 1826, Sequel to Easy Lessons, 1830, The North American Spelling Book, 1835.

The History of Dublin, New Hampshire, 1855.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbooks) The Literary and Scientific Classbook, 1826, Sequel to Easy Lessons, 1830, The North American Spelling Book, 1835. The History of Dublin, New Hampshire, 1855.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Morison Smith, 1830. Married second, Elizabeth Dow Smith.

father:
Jacob Leonard

mother:
Mary (Swift) Leonard

spouses:
Elizabeth Morison Smith

Elizabeth Dow Smith.