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William Craig Brownlee

Born: 1784

Death: Feb 10, 1860

Birthplace: Lanarkshire

Nationality: United States

William Craig Brownlee

Date of Birth : 1784
Date of Death : Feb 10, 1860
Birth Place : Lanarkshire

William Craig Brownlee was an American clergyman, professor of languages and author. He was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland and was the fourth son of the Laird of Torfoot. President William McKinley was a distant cousin. Brownlee founded the Philoclean Society at Rutgers in 1825. Basking Ridge, NJ named a street, Brownlee Place, in his honor.

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