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James Burrill Angell (1829–1916)

Angell, James Burrill. An American educator, diplomatist, and writer; born at Scituate, RI, Jan. 7, 1829; died on April 1, 1916. He was graduated from Brown University in 1849, and was professor of modern languages there from 1853 to 1860. From 1860 to 1866 he was editor of the Providence Journal. He was president of the University of Vermont from 1866 to 1871. In 1871 he became president of the University of Michigan. He was minister to China from 1880 to 1881, and from 1897–1898 to Turkey. Among his works are: ‘Manual of French Literature’ (1857); ‘Progress of International Law’ (1875); ‘The Higher Education’ (1897); ‘Reminiscences’ (1912); ‘Selected Addresses’ (1912).