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John Gorham Palfrey
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Birth Date:May 2, 1796
Astrology Sign:Taurus
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Died Date:April 26, 1881

Occupation:US Politician

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John Gorham Palfrey

Biography:John Gorham Palfrey (May 2, 1796 - April 26, 1881), American historian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

He graduated at Harvard, 1815, and became a Unitarian minister, being pastor of the Brattle Square church, Boston, 1818-1831. He was professor of sacred literature in the Harvard divinity school, 1830-1839. Entering politics, he was secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1844-1847; a representative in Congress, 1847-1849; and postmaster of Boston, 1861-1867. He was editor of the North American Review, 1835-1843.

As a writer he is best known by his History of New England to the revolutionary war, in five volumes, of which the first appeared in 1859 and the last posthumously in 1890. He died at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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John Gorham Palfrey's Personality Tarot Card The Empress - Personality Card

Birthday: May 2, 1796

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.

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John Gorham Palfrey's Growth Tarot Card The Devil

Birthday: May 2, 2024

Inhibitions, blocks and fears which, once removed, release positive energy.




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