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Bronson Alcott • 1799-1888 • educator, philosopher, utopian, and visionaryIsaac Morgan Atwood • 1838-1917 • Universalist minister, journalist, educator, and leaderJohn Murray Atwood • 1869-1951 • Universalist minister, educator, and Canton School deanJ.A.C.F. Auer • 1882-1964 • Dutch born Humanist professor at Tufts & Harvard Divinity SchoolHosea Ballou 2d • 1796-1861 • Universalist minister, scholar, journalist, and a founder of Tufts CollegeBarton Ballou • 1791-1844 • taught at Nichols Academy, a Universalist school, until it burned downBrook Farm • 1841-47 • utopian community founded by Unitarian minister George Ripley and othersBruce Wallace Brotherston • 1877-1947 • Universalist philosophy teacher at St. Lawrence and TuftsAugusta Jane Chapin • 1836-1905 • groundbreaking woman minister and Universalist officialPeter H. Clark • 1829-1925 • one of Ohio’s most effective black abolitionist writers and speakersAlfred S. Cole • 1893-1977 • Universalist historian, minister, and teacher of Homiletics at TuftsOrello Cone • 1835-1905 • Universalist professor at St. Lawrence and president at Buchtel CollegePeter Cooper • 1791-1883 • Unitarian inventor and founder of the Cooper Union in New YorkJohn Cousens • 1874-1937 • Universalist businessman, educator, and president of Tufts CollegeCelio Secondo Curione • 1503-1569 • Italian Protestant living in Switzerland during Reformation Charles Dall • 1816-1886 • Unitarian minister to the poor and later missionary to India for 30 yearsEbenezer Fisher • 1815-1879 • Universalist minister and president of St. Lawrence Theological SchoolJohn Gammell • 1836-1913 • educator and the third Unitarian minister to arrive in New ZealandJohn Godbey • 1927-1999 • Meadville Lombard teacher and Faustus Socinus/Reformation scholarDon Speed Smith Goodloe • 1878-1959 • African-American founder of Bowie State UniversityAlexander Gordon • 1841-1931 • Unitarian minister, Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of IrelandMatteo Gribaldi • c.1505-1564 • Italian legal scholar, Arian, and champion of Michael ServetusFrank Oliver Hall • 1860-1941 • Universalist, social gospeler, Tufts teacher, and New York City ministerEustace Haydon • 1880-1975 • leader of Humanist movement and Chicago Divinity School professorAlice Harrison • 1906-1989 • religious educator and organizer of youth programsAbigail Ballou Heywood • 1829-1918 • raised at utopian Hopedale she founded a school Horace Holley • 1781-1827 • Unitarian minister and president of University of TransylvaniaHarm Jan Huidekoper • 1776-1854 • Founder of the Meadville Theological SchoolL. 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Jacks • 1860-1955 • British Unitarian educator and interpreter of modern philosophyJoseph Jordan • 1842-1901 • early African American Universalist minister in Norfolk, VirginiaDavid Starr Jordan • 1851-1931 • president of Stanford University, peace activist, and scientistMax Kapp • 1904-1979 • Universalist minister, professor, and denominational officialElizabeth Briant Lee • 1908-1999 • sociologist, author, organizer, and advocate for womenAlfred McClung Lee • 1906-1992 • sociologist and author of propaganda and race relations studiesSamuel Loveland • 1787-1858 • Universalist minister, scholar, educator and pioneer religious journalistCharles Lyttle • 1884-1980 • Unitarian minister and professor of Church History in ChicagoAngus MacLean • 1892-1969 • Universalist minister, college dean, and religious education expertHorace Mann • 1796-1859 • educator, advocate of universal public schools, and rights activistJames Martineau • 1805-1900 • British Unitarian minister, educator, theologian, and philosopherJean Mayer • 1920-1993 • French-American scientist, nutritionist, and president of TuftsLee Sullivan McCollester • 1859-1943 • Universalist minister, professor, and Chaplain at TuftsElizabeth Peabody • 1804-1894 • Unitarian reformer and educational pioneerRichard Pierce • 1915-1973 • minister, librarian, editor, professor, and Dean of Emerson CollegeJohn Moses Ratcliff • 1892-1953 • Universalist minister, Tufts dean, and denominational officialCurtis Reese • 1887-1961 • Chicago Unitarian, social activist, journalist, and leading HumanistSarah Bradford Ripley • 1783-1847 • early self-taught scholar, teacher, and thinker T. J. Sawyer • 1894-1899 • Universalist educator and early promoter of Universalist educationClarence Skinner • 1881-1949 • widely known Universalist minister, writer, and social activistLelio Sozzini (Laelius Socinus) • 1525-1562 • radical Reformation scholar from ItalyDorothy Spoerl • 1906-1999 • parish minister and leading religoius educatorTheological School at St. Lawrence University • 1856-1965 • Universalist seminary in Canton, NYAlbert Warren Stearns • 1885-1959 • Dean of Tufts College Medical SchoolEliza Sunderland • 1839-1910 • one of the first women to head a public secondary school Charles Wellbeloved • 1769-1858 • British Unitarian educator at Manchester College, YorkEarl Morse Wilbur • 1866-1956 • Dean & president of Starr King School for the Ministry)Frances Wayland Wood • 1903-1975 • Lay professional who developed Unitarian Sunday School materials
May 4, 1796-August 2, 1859was an educator and a statesman who greatly advanced the cause of universal, free, non-sectarian public schools. Mann also advocated temperance, abolition, hospitals for the mentally ill, and women's rights. His preferred cause was education, about which he remarked that while "other reforms are remedial; education is preventative."Mann was raised in the congregational church . . . moreAugusta Jane ChapinJuly 16, 1836-June 30, 1905Universalist minister and educator, was one of the earliest women to be ordained in ministry. She was the first woman to sit on the Council of the General Convention of Universalists.
She was also a groundbreaker for women seeking higher education and . . . more
June 2, 1878 – September 2, 1959founding principal of what is now Bowie State University, was the first African-American graduate of Meadville Theological School, the Unitarian seminary in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Goodloe was born in Lowell, Kentucky . . . moreHarm Jan Huidekoper1776–1854was a businessman, philanthropist, essayist and lay theologian, a vice president of the American Unitarian Association, and a founder of the Meadville Theological School. His church, the Independent Congregational Church, at Meadville, Pennsylvania, was among the earliest Unitarian churches west of the Appalachian Mountains . . . read more