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Elias Hicks
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Born: March 19, 1748

Died: February 27, 1830 (aged 81)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Elias Hicks was an itinerant Quaker preacher from Long Island, New York. He promoted doctrines that embroiled him in controversy that led to the first major schism within the Religious Society of Friends. Elias Hicks was the older cousin of the painter Edward Hicks, also known then as a Quaker preacher.

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