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Edward Everett
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Born: April 11, 1794

Died: January 15, 1865 (aged 70)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Statesman, politician, educator

Bio: 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.

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