Born: April 11, 1794
Died: January 15, 1865
Occupation: Statesman, politician, educator
Biography: Edward Everett was an American politician and educator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard University and served as president of Harvard.