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Yale, Elihu

Thomas W. Jodziewicz

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.0101017

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Yale, Elihu (05 April 1649–08 July 1721), governor of Fort St. George (Madras) for the East India Company and benefactor-namesake of Yale College, governor of Fort St. George (Madras) for the East India Company and benefactor-namesake of Yale College, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of David Yale, a merchant, and Ursula Lloyd. His father’s mother, Anne Lloyd Yale, widow of Thomas Yale of Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales, and stepfather, ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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