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George H. Atkinson

Born: May 10, 1819

Death: Feb 25, 1889

Birthplace: Newburyport

Nationality: United States

George H. Atkinson

Date of Birth : May 10, 1819
Date of Death : Feb 25, 1889
Birth Place : Newburyport

George Henry Atkinson was an American missionary and educator in what would become the state of Oregon. In Oregon, he served as a pastor for several churches, helped found what would become Pacific University, and pushed for legislation to create a public school system in Oregon Territory. The Massachusetts native later served as the county schools superintendent in Clackamas and Multnomah counties.

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  • George Atkinson
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