Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Eastman, George Burden 1811 - 1892
Episcopal clergyman, educator, b. Randolph, Vt. He graduated from Dartmouth College (1836) and was ordained a deacon in 1839. From 1836 to 1854 he divided his time between teaching and ministerial duties. In 1854 he moved to Wisconsin and was rector of St. Paul's Church, Fond du Lac (1854-1866). He was superintendent of schools at Fond du Lac (1857-1859, 1861-1864) and was instrumental in organizing Union High School (1858). He served as a Univ. of Wisconsin regent (1863-1866). In 1866 he moved to Michigan but returned to Fond du Lac in 1878. Fond du Lac Commonwealth, Oct. 21, 1892; Hist. of Fond du Lac Co. (Chicago, 1880); R. G. Thwaites, ed., Univ. of Wis. (Madison, 1900); G. S. Rix and M. E. Eastman, Hist. and Genealogy of Deacon Eastman (Westfield, Mass. ).
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[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]
13 records found
Ashley, William Bliss 1811 - 1893
Dodge, Joseph Thompson 1823 - 1904
Eastman, George Burden 1811 - 1892
Hill, Charles Lewis 1869 - 1957
Kennan, Thomas Lathrop 1827 - 1920
Marshall, Samuel 1820 - 1907
McMynn, John Gibson 1824 - 1900
Morgan, Richard Thomas 1829 - 1905
Palmer, Henry L. 1819 - 1909
Park, Roswell 1807 - 1869
Tenney, Horace Addison 1820 - 1906
Woodman, Cyrus 1814 - 1889