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John Harvard
b. November 26, 1607 – d. September 14, 1638
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Harvard, John
Harvard, John (1607–1638)Benefactor of Harvard UniversityBorn in Southwark, John Harvard studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and then later joined the Puritan emigration to the New World. In the early 1630s he settled in Massachusetts and became a teaching elder of the Charlestown Congregational