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Sidney WILLARD

Male - UNKNOWN


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  • Gender  Male 
    Died  UNKNOWN 
    Person ID  I471  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2011 

    Father  Joseph WILLARD,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F191  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Sidney, educator, born in Beverly, Massachusetts, 19 September, 1780; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 6 December, 1856, was graduated at Harvard in 1798, where he was librarian in 1800-'5, and Hancock professor of Hebrew and other Oriental languages from 1807 until his resignation. In connection with this professorship he was also professor of the English language, and in 1827 the charge of the Latin department was assigned to him also. He studied theology and sometimes preached, He was mayor of Cambridge from 1848 till 1850, served frequently in the legislature, and was once a member of the executive council. He was a member of the Anthology club, and a founder of "The Literary Miscellany," established and edited the "American Monthly Review" (4 vols., 1832-'3), was editor of "The Christian Register," contributed to numerous periodicals, and published a " Hebrew Grammar" (Cambridge, 1817), and "Memoirs of Youth and Manhood " (2 vols., 1855).