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William Huntington Russell

Born: Aug 12, 1809

Death: May 19, 1885

Birthplace: Middletown

Nationality: United States

William Huntington Russell

Date of Birth : Aug 12, 1809
Date of Death : May 19, 1885
Birth Place : Middletown

William Huntington Russell was an American businessman, educator, and politician. He was the founder of the Yale University secret society Skull and Bones. He was a descendant of several old New England families, including those of Pierpont, Hooker, Willett, Bingham, and Russell. His ancestor Rev. Noadiah Russell was a founder and original trustee of Yale College.

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