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Daniel Coit Gilman (1831–1908)

Gilman, Daniel Coit. An American educator; born at Norwich, CT, July 6, 1831; died in 1908. He was superintendent of schools in Connecticut for several years; professor of physical geography at Yale, and college librarian, 1856–72; president of the University of California, 1872–75; and from 1875 president of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Besides numerous reports and addresses on scientific and educational subjects, he wrote: ‘Our National Schools of Science’ (1867); ‘James Monroe in his Relations to the Public Service.’