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Horace Mann
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1881)
Horace Mann
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Words for Teachers to Live By (2002) by Mary Engelbreit


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Born: May 4, 1796

Died: August 2, 1859 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, politician

Bio: Horace Mann was an American education reformer. As a politician he served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1834 to 1837. In 1848, after serving as Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Education since its creation, he was elected to the US House of Representatives.

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