American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister (1789–1866) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Jared Sparks (May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866) was an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard College from 1849 to 1853.
|17th President of Harvard College (now Harvard University)|
|Preceded by||Edward Everett|
|Succeeded by||James Walker|
|1st McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History |
|16th Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives|
December 10, 1821 – December 5, 1822
|Preceded by||John Nicholson Campbell|
|Succeeded by||John Brackenridge, D.D.|
|Born||May 10, 1789|
|Died||March 14, 1866 76) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||1832, Frances Ann Allen,|
1839, Mary Crowninshield Silsbee.
|Alma mater||Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, (now Harvard University)|
|Profession||Historian, educator, and minister|