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Horace Mann (1796–1859)

Mann, Horace. A noted American educator and educational writer; born in Franklin, MA, May 4, 1796; died in Yellow Springs, OH, Aug. 2, 1859. He was Member of Congress from Massachusetts, 1848–53; president of Antioch College, 1852–59. He was one of the foremost men in educational reform; and published, besides his educational lectures and voluminous controversial writings: ‘A Few Thoughts for a Young Man’ (1850); ‘Slavery: Letters and Speeches’ (1851); and ‘Powers and Duties of Woman’ (1853).