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Russell H. Conwell

AKA Russell Herman Conwell

Born: 15-Feb-1843
Birthplace: South Worthington, MA
Died: 6-Dec-1925
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, Temple University

Military service: Union Army (Civil War, 1862-64, Capt.)

[1] Pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Philadelphia (43 years).

Father: Martin Conwell
Mother: Miranda

    University: Yale University (attended, 1860-62, then joined Union Army)
    Law School: Albany Law School
    Administrator: President, Temple University (1888-)

Author of books:
Acres of Diamonds (1915)

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