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Mark Hopkins

Born: Feb 4, 1802

Death: Jun 17, 1887

Birthplace: Stockbridge

Nationality: United States

Mark Hopkins

Date of Birth : Feb 4, 1802
Date of Death : Jun 17, 1887
Birth Place : Stockbridge

Mark Hopkins was an American educator and Congregationalist theologian, president of Williams College from 1836 to 1872. An epigram - widely attributed to President James A. Garfield, a student of Hopkins - defined an ideal college as "Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other".

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