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Yale, Elihu (1649–1721), merchant and administrator in India and benefactor

I. B. Watson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30183

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Yale, Elihu (1649–1721), merchant and administrator in India and benefactor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 5 April 1649, the second son of David Yale (1614–1690) of Denbighshire, merchant, and Ursula Yale (b. c.1624). In 1652 Elihu's family returned to Britain...

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Subjects: Education ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture

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