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Alden Partridge

Born: Feb 12, 1785

Death: Jan 17, 1854

Birthplace: Norwich

Nationality: United States

Alden Partridge

Date of Birth : Feb 12, 1785
Date of Death : Jan 17, 1854
Birth Place : Norwich

Alden Partridge, was an American author, legislator, officer, surveyor, an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and a controversial pioneer in U.S. military education, emphasizing physical fitness training, advocating the concept of citizen soldier and establishing a series of private military academies throughout the country, including Norwich University.

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