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Josiah Quincy III. (1772–1864)

Quincy, Josiah. Son of Josiah “Jr.”; born in Boston, Feb. 4, 1772; died on July 1, 1864. He was a historian and statesman; Member of Congress from Massachusetts, 1805–13; mayor of Boston, 1823–28; president of Harvard, 1829–45. He wrote a ‘Memoir’ of his father (1825); ‘History of Harvard University’ (1840); ‘Municipal History of Boston’ (1852); and other works.