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Encyclopedia > Cyrus Hamlin

Cyrus Hamlin (1811-1900) was an American Congregational missionary and educator, the father of A. D. F. Hamlin, born in Waterford, Maine. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1834 and from Bangor Theological Seminary in 1837. Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation indepedently and autonomously runs its own affairs. ... A missionary is a propagator of religion, often an evangelist or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. ... Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin, A.M., L.H.D. (1855-09-05–1926) was an American architect, born at Constantinople, Turkey, the son of Cyrus Hamlin. ... Waterford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1794, located in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


He promptly left the United States in 1837 as a missionary under the American Board. In 1860, he began the work of establishing Robert College in Istanbul, Turkey. He served as its president until 1876, then returned to the United States where he served as professor of dogmatic theory at Bangor Theological Seminary. He was elected president of Middlebury College, Vermont in 1880. His term was short, lasting only until 1885. However, in 1883, during his tenure, the college made a significant decision to accept women. He published Among the Turks (1878) and My Life and Times (1893). Hamlin Hall at Robert College is named after him. | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A missionary is a propagator of religion, often an evangelist or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Robert College is an American high school in Ä°stanbul, Turkey, the oldest American school outside the USA. It was founded in 1863 by Christopher Robert, at the time of the Ottoman Empire. ... Satellite image of Istanbul and the Bosphorus Istanbul (Turkish: Ä°stanbul) is Turkeys largest city, and its cultural and economic center. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Mead Chapel - Middlebury College Middlebury College is a small, selective liberal arts college located in the rural New England town of Middlebury, Vermont. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 24 923 km² 130 km 260 km 3. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Robert College is an American high school in Ä°stanbul, Turkey, the oldest American school outside the USA. It was founded in 1863 by Christopher Robert, at the time of the Ottoman Empire. ...


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Hamlin served in the Maine Legislature and later the U.S. House of Representatives before being elected to the U.S. Senate.
Hamlin was born in the Paris Hill district of South Paris, Maine, in Oxford County.
Hamlin served in the Senate from 1869 to 1881.
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